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Behind the Beautiful Forevers Performance

January 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - January 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

$15

Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale. India is surging with global ambition. But beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport lies a makeshift slum, full of people with plans of their own. Zehrunisa and her son Abdul aim to recycle enough rubbish to fund a proper house. Sunil, twelve and stunted, wants to eat until he’s as tall as Kalu the thief. Asha seeks to steal government anti-poverty funds to turn herself into a ‘first-class person’, while her daughter Manju intends to become the slum’s first female graduate. But their schemes are fragile; global recession threatens the garbage trade, and another slum-dweller is about to make an accusation that will destroy herself and shatter the neighbourhood.

Ticket price:  $15 General Admission.

Details

Start:
January 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
End:
January 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Organizer

Falmouth Academy
Phone:
508-457-9696
Website:
www.falmouthacademy.org

Venue

Falmouth Academy
7 Highfield Drive
Falmouth, MA 02540 United States
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