The Kite Runner: New Rep's Stage Drama Based on the Best-Seller
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The last date listed for The Kite Runner was Saturday October 6, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Told entirely through songs, Closer Than Ever has been described as a "bookless show musical." But don't let the lack of traditional dialogue trick you into thinking this musical, presented by the New Repertory Theatre, is lacking in story. The show's 24 self-contained songs -- with lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. (Fosse, Miss Saigon) and music by David Shire (Big: the musical) -- deal with topics like aging, unrequited love, friendships and mid-life crises. The New York Times has actually celebrated the show as having, "one of the half-dozen finest American theater scores of the last decade." Inspired by real-life experiences and stories, Closer Than Ever won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical and netted Drama Desk Award nominations for both Maltby and Shire. And its message to value the little things in life remains as meaningful today as ever. Learn More
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I had not read the book, I had not seen the film...I abhor brutality so avoided The Kite Runner. Sunday was coming up and I had no plans and a trip out to Watertown would be a bit of a challenge driving from Hingham but I thought that would take...continued
Quotes & Highlights
Spangler’s adaptation is so faithful to the events, characters, and spirit of the novel. —_San Francisco Chronicle _
Read a feature on The Kite Runner in The Boston Globe.
Adapted by Matthew Spangler
Based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini
Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue
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Now in its third decade, New Rep has established itself as one of Boston’s premiere theatre companies. Celebrated for electrifying, compelling, and poignant productions, New Rep plays reflect our world and community: they present images of many times and places and regularly explore ideas that have vital resonance in our lives—here and now. New Rep shows are provocative, intelligent, and entertaining.