The Kite Runner

Following an outstanding West End Run, this unforgettable theatrical tour de force comes to The Lowry.
  • Venue: The Lyric Theatre
  • Ages: 14+
“There is a way to be good again”
Following an outstanding West End Run, this unforgettable theatrical tour de force comes to The Lowry.
 
Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.
 
Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. It’s a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither Hassan nor Amir can foresee the terrible incident which will shatter their lives forever.

 
Adapted by Matthew Spangler
Based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini
Directed by Giles Croft
Originally produced by Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse 

Additional Information
Run time: Act One: 55 minutes, Interval: 20 minutes, Act Two: 80 minutes

Groups Discount 

£2.50 OFF, 1 in 10 FREE (Tue-Thu)
Call the groups line on 0843 208 6003 for more information. 
Open Mon to Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm.

BSL performance: Thu 5 October, 7.30pm 

To book accessible tickets please call 0161 876 2183 or set up an online booking account by emailing boxofficeadmin@thelowry.com

 “The best page-to-stage show since War Horse…. a spellbinding production’’ The Stage ★★★★★
 
“The Kite Runner is a truly contemporary cultural phenomenon…..” ★★★★★ The Sunday Express
 
“Director Giles Croft delivers a coup….. an enthralling tale beautifully told” The Telegraph
 
“The Kite Runner soars….Very moving - you would have to be made of stone not to be deeply affected….’  The Independent 

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