Stage adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns


Based on Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini’s followup to his immensely successful 2003 debut novel The Kite Runner, the play is about a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy.

When: Sept. 12, 2019 to Oct. 13, 2019
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
Address: Address: 2750 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3, Canada
Phone: +1 604-687-1644
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Play: A Thousand Splendid Suns – Seattle, Washington


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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An Evening with Khaled Hosseini – London UK



Southbank Centre is proud to present an exclusive UK appearance of Khaled Hosseini in conversation about this illustrated story, Sea Prayer. Please contact the Royal Festival Hall for any questions.

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 (7:30 PM – 9:30 PM GMT +01:00)

Place: Royal Festival Hall – Southbank Centre, Belvedre Rd, SE1 8xx London, UK


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


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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