A fine Balance: Theater

London’s Tamasha theatre will unveil its long anticipated adaptation of the Rohinton Mistry novel A Fine Balance in January next year.

The highly acclaimed novel, which was published in 1995 and described by the Guardian as “a masterpiece of illumination and grace” will be on stage for the first time.

The book is set in 1975 when the Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency. In these uncertain times, Dina Dalal – a spirited Parsi widow determined to avoid a second marriage – takes a student boarder and two Hindu tailors into her ramshackle flat.

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