Video highlights have been released from Broadway's The Kite Runner, a stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel that began previews July 6 at the Hayes Theater, and will officially open July 21 for a run through October 30, Playbill reported. The production, directed by Giles Croft, comes to New York after premiering in the U.K., including two runs in London's West End.
Adapted by Matthew Spangler, The Kite Runner stars Amir Arison (NBC's The Blacklist) as Amir and Faran Tahir as Baba. They are joined by Mazin Akar, Barzin Akhavan, Demosthenes Chrysan, Azita Ghanizada, Danish Farooqui, Joe Joseph, Déa Julien, Dariush Kashani, Beejan Land, Amir Malaklou, Christine Mirzayan, Haris Pervaiz, Alex Purcell, Eric Sirakian, Houshang Touzie, and Evan Zes. Salar Nader plays the tabla, a percussion instrument.