THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY
Crystal Field, Executive Director
TNC “On The Air”
1953: Race For The Summit
Written and performed by Om Raj Raut
A solo play, 1953: Race For The Summit is the story of the mountaineer Tenzing Norge, who was able to climb Mount Everest on his seventh attempt. The story focuses on the night before reaching the summit.
A brief bio of the playwright:
Om Raj Raut is a playwright/performer. He wants to bring his diversity in the international platform from a diverse cultural background where he has learned English as his fourth language. His work has been seen Off-Broadway at AlfaNYC theatre, Kolkata Theatre festival India, and his home country Theatre. While studying BA in Theatre at the City University of New York, He has performed in many productions at Marian Anderson Theater and BMCC Tribeca Performing Center, New York.