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Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street Watertown, MA 02472
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21 reviews
21 stars
The weather was windy. I wore casual chic - perfect for theater.
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2 stars
Right next door is the excellent Venezuelan restaurant Casa de Pedro.
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"The Kite Runner"
25 ratings
4.6 average rating
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68 events
64 reviews
47 stars
attended Sep 15 2012

Have read the book and seen the movie. And the play added a new dimension. Very well acted and the set design was excellent. Great venue. A must see.

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17 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

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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7 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

The first half of the show was better then the second half. I feel they included too much violence for no real dramatic reason other then shock value. The theatre is poorly designed; we sat all the way on the side and there was no way to access...continued

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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

About the Ticket Supplier: New Repertory Theatre - Boston

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.