Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Waving Goodbye to Tony-Winning Musical Dear Evan Hansen by Lindsey Sullivan

September 18 was an emotional day for Dear Evan Hansen fans, and here's why: the Tony-winning musical played its final performance at the Music Box Theatre. The show opened on December 4, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:03PM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Blockbuster Wicked Flies High with Box Office Boost by Caitlin Moynihan

Wicked, the long-running hit musical, which stars Talia Suskauer and Brittney Johnson, saw a box office boost earning $1,360,100. Lea Michele's Funny Girl debut also brought the musical …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:03PM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

Why The Kite Runner Might Be for You by Bedatri D.choudhury

The Broadway Applause series salutes The Kite Runner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:19PM
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, Ends Broadway Run with Packed Houses by Caitlin Moynihan

Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal, played its final performance at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre on September 4 and audiences rushed in for a last laugh. The musical comedy, based…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:49PM
Friday, September 2, 2022

Ep226 – LIVE from BroadwayCon with Salar Nader, Eric Sirakian and Damian Sandys from The Kite Runner by Automatic Episode Import

A live panel discussion with lead Actor Eric Sirakian, tabla phenom Salar Nader and Associate Director Damian Sandys from Broadway's The Kite Runner. This was recorded LIVE from BroadwayCon …

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 04:02AM

BroadwayCon 2022: TTP Ep226 – LIVE from BroadwayCon with Salar Nader, Eric Sirakian and Damian Sandys from The Kite Runner by Automatic Episode Import

A live panel discussion with lead Actor Eric Sirakian, tabla phenom Salar Nader and Associate Director Damian Sandys from Broadway's The Kite Runner. This was recorded LIVE from BroadwayCon …

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:01AM
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! The Musical Brings Summertime Sizzle by Lindsey Sullivan

Moulin Rouge! The Musical, which officially opened on July 25, 2019, is still going strong at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The Tony-winning musical, inspired by Baz Luhrmann’s film, brought …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Friday, August 26, 2022

Your Broadway Fall Preview! 2022 Edition - A guide to 17 upcoming musicals and plays by Raven Snook

A guide to 17 upcoming musicals and plays --- Broadway marks its one-year anniversary of reopening with an exciting and diverse slate of fall productions. There are starry play revivals (Sam…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to Pride Rock for Long-Running The Lion King by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been almost 25 years since Disney brought the story of The Lion King to the Broadway stage, and it continues to be a fan-favorite. The long-running musical is often named a box office c…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:37PM

‘The Kite Runner’ adds second weekly mask-mandatory performance by Caitlin Hornik

“The Kite Runner” has announced a second performance each week where patrons are required to wear a mask. Beginning Sept. 7, attendees at Wednesday matinees must wear masks, the producti…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:07AM

Ep223 – Damian Sandys: A Chance Encounter with Cameron Mackintosh by Automatic Episode Import

Damian Sandys is currently bringing his talent to the Broadway stage as The Kite Runner's associate director. The theatre director talks about the difference between the UK production and Br…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:01AM
Monday, August 22, 2022

THE KITE RUNNER Will Now Require Masks at Wednesday Matinee Performances

Beginning Wednesday, September 7,  Broadway’s The Kite Runner will require audiences to wear masks at Wednesday matinees, in addition to the previously announced Friday night performanc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:15PM

Broadway's The Kite Runner to Require Masks For Additional Performances by Raven Brunner

The show now requires audience members to be masked during Wednesday matinee and Friday evening performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Making Her Broadway Debut In ‘The Kite Runner,’ This Actress Defied Boundaries By Asking To Audition For Her Dream Role by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Déa Julien who understudies the pivotal male roles, Hassan and Sohrab, in 'The Kite Runner.'

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:47AM
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

VIDEO: THE KITE RUNNER's Azita Ghanizada Gives Curtain Call Speech on the Anniversary of the Taliban Takeover of Kabul

On the year anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, The Kite Runner's Azita Ghanizada made a speech at curtain call, recognizing the anniversary, and the human rights violations of the…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:07PM

Broadway Grosses: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Brings Crowds in During Final Weekend by Lindsey Sullivan

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical concluded its run at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on August 14, bringing audiences in to bid the hit-packed show farewell. The production played to 99.62 pe…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM

The Kite Runner's Azita Ghanizada Makes Emotional Curtain Call Speech on 1-Year Anniversary of Taliban Takeover by Raven Brunner

"This past year has ushered in a whole new series of humanitarian crises and refugee crises," says The Kite Runner performer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM

Ep222 – Azita Ghanizada: Operating from a Place of Truth and Integrity by Automatic Episode Import

Azita Ghanizada is currently making her Broadway debut in "The Kite Runner" as Soraya, and is now the first woman of Afghan descent to originate a role on Broadway. As we learn, Azita's chil…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 11:01AM
Friday, August 12, 2022

Ep221 – Erik Sirakian: A Shy Kid Finding His Home on Stage by Automatic Episode Import

Eric Sirakian recently made his Broadway debut in "The Kite Runner" as both Hassan and Sohrab. With stage credits such as "The Jungle", "Twelfth Night", "The Comedy of Errors", and "Pericles…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:01AM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

How to Get $35 Student Rush Tickets to The Kite Runner by Raven Brunner

The star-studded production also offers additional rush tickets through TodayTix.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

THE KITE RUNNER Announces In-Person $35 Student Rush Ticket Policy

Broadway’s The Kite Runner, now in performances at The Hayes Theater has announced its new in-person student rush policy. A limited number of $35 student rush tickets will be available bef…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:33PM

Wake Up With BWW 8/10: 1776 Casting, Jane Lynch to Depart FUNNY GIRL Early, and More!

Top stories include complete casting for 1776 on Broadway! The cast includes Crystal Lucas-Perry, Carolee Carmello, Elizabeth A. Davis, and more. Plus, Jane Lynch will depart Funny Girl earl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:08AM

Leveling Effects: Matthew Spangler’s Adaptation of “The Kite Runner” by Jonathan Kalb

Khaled Hosseini’s 2003 novel The Kite Runner is a vividly descriptive and often gripping tale of guilt and expiation, class conflict, and wrenching refugee experience, set mostly in Afghan…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:43AM
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Broadway's The Kite Runner To Require Masks For Friday Evening Performances by Raven Brunner

This news comes as the majority of Broadway continues to leave mask wearing optional.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM

THE KITE RUNNER Will Require Masks For Friday Evening Performances Beginning Next Week

Beginning next Friday, August 19th,  Broadway’s The Kite Runner will require audiences to wear masks at Friday evening performances at the Hayes Theater. This will be effective through …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:04PM

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Smash Hamilton Celebrates Seven Years by Lindsey Sullivan

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton celebrated seven years since it opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on August 6, 2015. While the musical can be viewed…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:37PM

Broadway’s ‘The Kite Runner’ Sets Friday Performances For Masked Audiences Only by Greg Evans

Broadway’s The Kite Runner will require audiences to wear masks at Friday night performances beginning August 19, producers announced today, becoming the first Broadway production to adopt…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:36PM
Saturday, August 6, 2022

Stagecraft: Matthew Spangler, Playwright of “The Kite Runner” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway. Guest: Matthew Spangl…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 11:23AM
Friday, August 5, 2022

The Kite Runner from the page to the stage by Cogency

The Kite Runner has transformed from Khaled Hosseini’s bestselling 2003 novel into this new Broadway adaption. The Kite Runner tells the story of a boy named Amir, ranging from his childho…

SOURCE: theculturalcritic.com at 06:44PM
Thursday, August 4, 2022

Broadway Theater Review: The Kite Runner by Lauren Yarger

  (Front row) Danish Farooqui, Amir Arison, Joe Joseph, (back row) Faran Tahir, Evan Zes,Houshang Touzie and Dariush Kashani. Photo: Joan Marcus The Kite RunnerAdapted by Matthew Spangler…

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:46AM
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

WATCH: TDF's 'Kite Runner' Conversation - Faran Tahir and Dariush Kashani on starring in the powerful new Broadway play

Faran Tahir and Dariush Kashani on starring in the powerful new Broadway play It's fitting that Faran Tahir and Dariush Kashani portray longtime best friends on stage in The Kite Runner—t…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

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