A thousand splendid suns

Sarma, U (2017) A thousand splendid suns. A.C.T.’s Geary Theater, San Francisco, USA, 1 - 26 February 2017.

Item Type: Performance
Creators: Sarma, U
Abstract: A.C.T. is thrilled to announce the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns. The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, A Thousand Splendid Suns is set amidst the war-torn streets of modern-day Kabul. Beautiful Laila, unmarried and pregnant, is forced to marry her older neighbor when her family and home are torn apart. After she forges an extraordinary and unlikely friendship with Mariam, her husband’s first wife, the two women find the hope and strength to raise a new generation. A stunning new production featuring live music from renowned composer and saw player David Coulter.
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Date: February 2017
Event Location: A.C.T.’s Geary Theater, San Francisco, USA

Play written by Ursula Rani Sarma.
Based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini. Original music written and performed by David Coulter. Directed by Carey Perloff. A coproduction with Theatre Calgary.

Divisions: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2016 15:48
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 15:50
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