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The Kite Runner

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM
The Kite Runner


Company:  Literature to Life
Date:  Thursday, April 27, 10:00am
Curriculum Connections: Literature-based, Theater
Suggested 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.

THEATER TOUR following the performance. Registration required. Contact Amy at 319-273-3679 or amy.hunzelman@uni.edu at least two weeks prior.  

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