Play: A Thousand Splendid Suns – Seattle, Washington

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by Ursula Rani Sarma
based on the book by Khaled Hosseini
directed by Carey Perloff
Produced in association with American Conservatory Theater

Based on the sweeping, internationally best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns is the tale of the unlikely connection that blossoms between two Afghan women in war-torn Kabul. As rockets shriek down from the heavens, the friendship of Laila and Mariam develops into an iron-bound rapport, forged by their defiance of a life of senseless tyranny. Secrets, lies, and pacts are made in this harrowing yet ultimately beautiful piece about the true cost of sacrifice.

October 5 – November 10, 2018
Bagley Wright Theatre

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Theatrical adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns in San Francisco, California

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July 17–29, 2018 
A.C.T.’s Geary Theater
415 Geary Street, San Francisco

Based on the international best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns is the epic story of three generations of Afghan women who are bound together by marriage, family, and a secret past, amid the war-torn streets of modern-day Kabul. Adapted for the stage by acclaimed Irish-Indian playwright Ursula Rani Sarma, this stunning production reunites many of the original cast members and will, once again, feature live music from renowned composer and saw player David Coulter.

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Theatrical adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns in San Diego, California

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May 12 – June 17, 2018
(Opening Night: Thursday, May 17)

A sweeping and deeply moving theatrical adaptation of the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini. The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, A Thousand Splendid Suns is set in the war-torn neighborhoods of 1990s Kabul.

Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

The Old Globe is located in Balboa Park, San Diego’s cultural treasure.  Theatres are located off of El Prado between the San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Man.

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Play: The Road to Paradise – Dec 2, 2015

The Road to Paradise tells a story of love and loss in a time of war through three characters: a child suicide bomber in Pakistan, a Canadian soldier in Kandahar, and an Afghan immigrant in Toronto. Based on interviews conducted with families of the Canadian Armed Forces and families of the Pakistan and Afghan Army, this gripping play explores how the war in Afghanistan has affected the lives of women and children. For mature audiences. - See more at: https://www.agakhanmuseum.org/performing-arts/event/spotlight-afghanistan-road-paradise#sthash.AeP8tJdT.dpuf
The Road to Paradise tells a story of love and loss in a time of war through three characters: a child suicide bomber in Pakistan, a Canadian soldier in Kandahar, and an Afghan immigrant in Toronto. Based on interviews conducted with families of the Canadian Armed Forces and families of the Pakistan and Afghan Army, this gripping play explores how the war in Afghanistan has affected the lives of women and children. For mature audiences. – See more at: https://www.agakhanmuseum.org/performing-arts/event/spotlight-afghanistan-road-paradise#sthash.AeP8tJdT.dpuf