The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Literature Unmasked

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  • Friday, 20th Nov
  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm IST

Number 37, a missing tooth, a quest for youth, a tossed cricket, steamed romances and fried stewardesses. (Served Hot). In this digitized dramatic reading of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s ‘The Golden Dragon’. A local Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant becomes a window to a modern, global world. Seemingly unrelated individuals are all connected to one another through this tiny restaurant.

The Golden Dragon is a funny and theatrical fable of modern life and migration, whisking you from your local takeaway to East Asia and back, revealing what really goes into that bowl of spicy soup. Are you hungry yet?

Following the reading, the playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig will be in conversation with Pragya Tiwari.

Performed By –  

Aditi Puthran
Kajol Chugh
Mithil Raj Goswami
Nihir Jain
Nitya Mathur
Directored By –
Sharodiya Chowdhury

Stage Manager
Abhinav Jaison

Supported by – Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai


Private: Roland Schimmelpfennig

Roland Schimmelpfennig is a German journalist and author.

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Private: Pragya Tiwari

Pragya Tiwari is a journalist and culture consultant. She is currently the Director of Flint Asia, edits the Indian History Collective, and writes on politics and culture.

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Goethe Institut

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