Company: Literature to LifeDate: Thursday, April 27, 10:00amCurriculum Connections: Literature-based, TheaterSuggested Audience: 9-12
Description: From the first novel about contemporary Afghanistan to be written in English, this performance dramatically portrays the relationship of two boys – Amir, a privileged Pashtun and Hassan, a Hazara servant. Through the eyes of the young protagonist, Amir, the actor takes us on a heartbreaking journey of friendship and betrayal in a society of severe class division. This Literature to Life award winner, features fifty minutes of verbatim performance from the first half of this best-selling contemporary novel. The adaptation mirrors the original short story written by the author and utilizes original Afghani music as a backdrop for the performance.
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