The Kite Runner: New Rep's Stage Drama Based on the Best-Seller
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In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama set in the Bronx in 1964, Sister Aloysius, the principal of a Catholic school in the borough, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects that young newcomer Father Flynn has sexually abused the school's only black student. As she wrestles with her doubts, she questions an idealistic young nun and the mother of the alleged victim, perhaps changing them forever. The 2008 film adaptation, starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Viola Davis and Philip Seymour Hoffman, earned Oscar nominations for all four actors. This gripping drama about suspicion, scandal and the elusiveness of moral certainty stars Karen MacDonald. 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
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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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