Wednesday, November 2, 2022

‘MJ,’ ‘Kite Runner’ see strong box office weeks despite falling attendance by Caitlin Hornik

For the third time in October, ”MJ” broke its house record at the Neil Simon Theatre. The jukebox musical grossed $1,810,272 — besting its previous record of $1,777,138 — and played …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:52AM
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

‘The Kite Runner’ closes on Broadway: Will this ‘heartbreaker’ of a play be remembered by Tonys? by David Buchanan

The first new play of the current Broadway season, a stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s novel “The Kite Runner,” has closed on Broadway. A memory play that toggles back and forth be…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:00AM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

The Final Curtain Falls on Broadway's The Kite Runner October 30 by Leah Putnam

Adapted from Khaled Hosseini's novel, the stage play has already announced a North American tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

First Person: How The Kite Runner Gave Me the Chance to Play a Role That Was Written for Someone Else

Déa Julien talks about MENA representation on Broadway and pushing for the part you want.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:55PM
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The Kite Runner to Embark on National Tour in 2024 by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway's The Kite Runner, based on Khaled Hosseini’s novel of the same name and adapted by Matthew Spangler, will embark on a North American tour in 2024. The production, directed by…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:07PM

‘The Kite Runner’ lays plans for 2024 national tour by Ruthie Fierberg

Producers of “The Kite Runner” have announced that Dramatic Publishing has acquired the licensing rights to the production and that plans are underway for a North American tour, slated t…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 01:57PM

THE KITE RUNNER Will Launch North American Tour in 2024

Dramatic Publishing has licensed the Broadway production of The Kite Runner, and a North American tour is being planned for 2024. Tour cities, dates and casting will be announced. The Kite R…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:12PM

Dramatic Publishing Acquires The Kite Runner Licensing Rights; North American Tour Announced by Leah Putnam

The Broadway production currently running at Hayes Theater is led by Amir Arison and Faran Tahir.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Flying high, ‘The Kite Runner’ – closing soon – should not be missed by Alan Smason

By EDWARD RUBIN Sometimes, a gripping story with universal relevance sells big. Such was the case of “The Kite Runner,” Khaled Hossein’s 2003 semi-autobiographical novel which was turn…

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 01:10AM
Monday, October 17, 2022

With ‘The Kite Runner,’ one theatrical production company is revolutionizing traditional business models by Caitlin Hornik

An innovative group of theater producers is reshaping the mold for Broadway investors. With the current staging of “The Kite Runner,” playing the Hayes Theatre through Oct. 30, Broadway …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:02PM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Broadway Grosses: MJ Breaks New House Record at the Neil Simon Theatre by Lindsey Sullivan

It's officially "Thriller" season, and MJ The Musical continues to heat up at the box office. Led by Tony winner Myles Frost, the show, which has been attended by music A-listers like Beyon…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:49PM
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Say Goodbye to Come From Away by Caitlin Moynihan

After five years, Come From Away played its final performance at the Schoenfeld Theatre on October 2, and audiences flocked to the rock to say goodbye. The musical, which won a Tony Award f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:49PM
Monday, October 3, 2022

Interview: Amir Arison on ''The Kite Runner: "One of the Greatest Honors of My Lifetime"

The actor goes from TV's The Black List to his Broadway debut.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:25AM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Broadway Grosses: The Phantom of the Opera Draws Audiences Back to Its Lair by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences are flocking to the Majestic Theatre to experience the angel of music. As previously reported, The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history has set a fina…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:37PM
Monday, September 26, 2022

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction 2022 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Enthusiastic, energized theater fans filled New York City’s famed Theater District on Sunday, September 25, 2022, for the 36th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. With the sense o…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:13PM
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

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