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Publisher Comments:

Based on the Booker-shortlisted novel by Rohinton Mistry and

adapted by Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith, this programme text

edition of A Fine Balance is published to coincide with Tamasha Theatre Company's 2007 revival and tour of the hit play.

India, 1975, and a callous government has declared a State of Emergency.

In these uncertain times a spirited Parsi widow

determined to avoid a second marriage takes a student boarder and two

Hindu tailors into her ramshackle flat. The four strangers whose lives have

become inextricably linked find themselves crossing divides of caste,

class and religion to form the most unexpected of friendships.

Produced by Tamasha - creator of the groundbreaking East is East and the award-winning musical Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings and a Funeral - A Fine Balance was first seen at Hampstead Theatre in 2006, where it enjoyed a sell-out run.

'it tells a grim tale with wit, warmth and a keen eye for the join between public policies and private lives' The Times****

'nothing short of a miracle' Sunday Telegraph

'a moving but unsentimental homage to endurance, asking for no pity, only understanding' Sunday Times

Synopsis:

Based on the Booker-shortlisted novel by Rohinton Mistry and adapted by Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith, this program text edition of A Fine Balanceis published to coincide with Tamasha Theatre Company's 2007 revival and tour of the hit play.

About the Author

Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith are co-founders of Tamasha

Theatre Company and have collaborated on adaptating a number of works

for the stage, including Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings and a Funeral and Strictly Dandia. In 2006 Tamasha produced Bhuchar's adaptation A Child of the Divide to great acclaim.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780713688238
Author:
Bhuchar, Sudha (adp)
Publisher:
Methuen Publishing
Author:
Landon-Smith, Kristine
Author:
Mistry, Rohinton
Author:
Bhuchar, Sudha
Adapted:
Landon-Smith, Kristine
Adapted:
Bhuchar, Sudha
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Modern Plays
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 1 lb

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