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adapted by Matthew Spangler
based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini
Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue
Charles Mosesian Theater
SEP 9 - 30/2012

Based on the 2003 best-selling novel, this epic drama follows boyhood friends Amir and Hassan in 1970s Afghanistan. After witnessing terrible brutality and betraying Hassan, Amir immigrates to the U.S. with his father, his regret, and his shame. When Amir is summoned home to Afghanistan thirty years later to help an ailing friend, secrets are uncovered. This beautiful and complicated story shares an inside view of Afghani culture, while exploring the price of loyalty and friendship, the desire for integrity, and hope for redemption.

“Spangler’s adaptation is so faithful to the events, characters, and spirit of the novel.”

Photo: The Cast of “The Kite Runner”. Photo by Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures


The Boston Globe on THE KITE RUNNER