Lyttelton Theatre, National, London
Dara 2015 National Theatre
Lyttelton Theatre, National, London
Our Review 3 / 5

1659. Mughal India. The imperial court, a place of opulence and excess; music, drugs, euniches and harems. Two brothers, whose mother's death inspired the Taj Mahal, are heirs to this Muslim empire. Now they fight ferociously for succession. Dara was at the National Theatre in 2015.

Opening date |
20th January 2015
Available until |
4th April 2015
Categories |
Shahid Nadeem, adapted by Tanya Ronder
Nadia Fall
Cast list:
Nathalie Armin, Rudi Dharmalingam, Vincent Ebrahim, Ranjit Krishnamma, Anjli Mohindra, Anneika Rose, Chook Sibtain, Anjana Vasan.

Lyttelton Theatre, National Venue Information

Lyttelton Theatre, National, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Our Review of Dara 2015 National Theatre


After the current Behind the Beautiful Forevers, which told a contemporary story of life in the slums of a neighbourhood on the edges of India's Mumbai airport, the National offers another bracing encounter with South Asian culture - this time by way of the imperial court in 17th century Mughal, that tells of a succession struggle between two Princes there and plays out a philosophical battle over religious belief that continues to resonate across the world today. Read more

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