Sha Cage featured in ‘The Buddha Prince’ in Central Park, NYC

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Noted Twin Cities actress Sha Cage is featured in The Buddha Prince for a series of performances in Central Park, in commemoration of Tibet’s 50 Years in Exile! ( to celebrate the life and teachings of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama. This labor day weekend, The Buddha Prince will return to Central Park with performances a performance on Friday, September 4th, to be followed by two performances a day on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, September 5th – 7th.

The Buddha Prince is a play celebrating the extraordinary life and teachings of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, created for a diverse audience, of all ages. It shares the story of his early life in a free Tibet and his subsequent escape into India. Narrated with excerpts from the Dalai Lama’s own teachings and autobiographies, The Buddha Prince offers a very personal point of view into his coming of age, the difficulties he experienced, the precious lessons, and the tremendous sadness he absorbed for his people. It was created to be performed outdoors as a ‘walking play,’ taking the audience on a journey through the natural environment with the scenes unfolding around them. Drawing from both eastern and western artistic traditions, a diverse cast of physical actors, dancers and musicians tells the story with song, dance, mask, puppetry, clown, traditional Tibetan and home-spun musical instruments. Above all, The Buddha Prince is a theatrical offering to invoke peace in the world and to celebrate the inherent goodness of human beings. The audience is meant to laugh out loud, to cry with others, and to leave inspired by a belief in the great capacity of the human heart. It has received full endorsement from the Dalai Lama’s Office of Tibet.

Performance times, dates and location:

Friday Sept 4: 5:30PM
Saturday, Sunday, Monday Sept 5-7: 2 and 5:30PM
W103rd St entrance to Central Park

The Buddha Prince will showcase in the Twin Cities from September 17th – 21st, at Powderhorn Park. Performances will take place at 5:30pm on weekdays, and 2:00pm and 5:30pm on weekends. The play is free with suggested donation. Visit or for more info.

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