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The Kite Runner Opens on Broadway

The Kite Runner opened to a passionate crowd at the Helen Hayes Theater Thursday, July 21st.

Watch the opening night curtain call below, including an emotional speech by Amir Arison, dedicating The Kite Runner to the refugees of Afghanistan and people living under oppress regimes around the world. Amir congratulated every actor and member of the creative team by name. Director Giles Croft closed out the night discussing the journey they went through going from the UK to the US during COVID.

Walk the red carpet with the stars before the SHO! Photos by @bwaySHO.

William Jackson Harper spoke with Shoshana on the red carpet about being back at the theatre for an opening night.

Colin Mochrie stopped by to chat about his upcoming Off-Broadway SHO HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis with Asad Mecci's.

The cast of The Kite Runner gathered with friends and family at Sardi's.

Cast members of The Kite Runner: 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.

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