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The Kite Runner Brings The Bestseller Story to Broadway

Updated: Jul 20, 2022

The Kite Runner brings an adaptation of the bestseller novel to Broadway for a 17 week run. Previews have started at The Helen Hayes Theater and Opening Night is set for July 21st.

Meet the cast and creative team of The Kite Runner:

Cast: Amir Arison, Faran Tahir, Azita Ghanizada, Demosthenes Chrysan, Danish Farooqui, Joe Joseph, Dea Julien, Dariush Kashani, Beejan Land, Amir Malaklou, Christine Mirzayan, Haris Pervaiz, Alex Purcell, Eric Sirakian, Houshang Touzie and Evan Zes.

.Music by Tabla artist Salar Nader.

Creative Team: Playwright Matthew Spangler, original book author Khaled Hosseini, director Giles Croft, scenic & costume design by Barney George, lighting design by Charles Balfour and sound design by Drew Baumohl. cultural advisor and script consultant is Humaira Ghilzai.

The Kite Runner is produced by Broadway & Beyond Theatricals and executive producer is Daryl Roth.

Photos by Shoshana / @bwaySHO

Get to know The Kite Runner

One of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed novels of our time, THE KITE RUNNER is a powerful play of friendship that follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Afghanistan is a divided country and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. It’s a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither of the boys can foresee the incident which will change their lives forever. Told across two decades and two continents, THE KITE RUNNER is an unforgettable journey of redemption and forgiveness, and shows us all that we can be good again.

Stay tuned for coverage of The Kite Runner's Opening Night on Broadway!

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