Rohina Malik

A One Woman Theatrical Show

Rohina brings to life five women with five different stories revolving around five cups of tea. The audience gets a glimpse into the complexities of life surrounding the simple cup of tea.


Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed Chicago playwright and solo performance artist. She was born and raised in London, England. Her one-woman play UNVEILED, was developed and had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater, where it received critical acclaim. Rohina has written a number of other plays including, THE MECCA TALES  which was produced by Chicago Dramatists in 2015 and nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play.  Her play, YASMINA’S NECKLACE, had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater in January 2016, directed by Ann Filmer, and was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play.

Rohina is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, an Artistic Associate at the 16th Street Theater, an Artistic Associate at Voyage Theater Company in NYC and an Artistic affiliate at the American Blues theater.
​She is also a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.  Malik’s plays have been produced at the 16th Street Theater, Victory Gardens Theater, Crossroads Theater, Chicago Dramatists, Next Theater, Brava Theater, Voyage Theater Company, Silk Road Rising, Theater Project Baltimore and Mustard Seed Theater.

UNVEILED was presented in two South African Theater festivals: The Grahamstown Arts Festival and the 969 Festival in Johannesburg.


The Power of the Pen” | Rohina Malik | TEDxChicagoWomen

Playwright and Actress Rohina Malik performs an excerpt of her critically acclaimed one-woman play Unveiled, and shares her personal story of how she used the power of the pen to challenge negative stereotypes

“A compelling 70-minute piece rich with illuminating surprises, drawing the audience into worlds that are both unique and truly universal. It is terrifically entertaining.”