The Whiting presents The Kite Runner



FLINT — Based on the New York Times Bestseller, The Whiting is proud to present The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life ® Presentation of “The Kite Runner” on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.

The Kite Runner is a production of The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life® Arts Education Program, led by Artistic Director Wynn Handman and performed by Sorab Wadia.

All seats are just $30 and student rush tickets are available the day of the performance for $12. To order tickets to this dramatic performance simply visit TheWhiting.com, call 810-237-7333 or 888-8-CENTER, or visit the Ticket Center located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College.

Based on the New York Times Bestseller, experience the beauty and agony of Afghanistan and the improbable friendship between two boys from opposite ends of society, Amir, a privileged Pashtun, and Hassan, his Hazara servant. This riveting one man show, with discussion led by American Place Theatre professionals, tells a haunting story of friendship and redemption in modern Afghanistan.

The American Place Theatre is a non-profit organization committed to producing high quality new work by diverse American writers and to pursuing pluralism and diversity in all its endeavors. They strive to respond to the needs of our time with work that is relevant and cuts deeply into the fabric of American society. Literature to Life is their performance-based literacy program that presents professionally staged verbatim adaptations of significant American literary works. The program gives students a new form of access to literature by bringing to life the world of the book with performances that create an atmosphere of discovery and spark the imagination.

This performance of “The Kite Runner” is generously supported by Health Alliance Plan, McLaren Flint, ABC 12, Town Square Media, The View Newspapers, Michigan Public Radio, James A. Welch Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Charles Steward Mott Foundation, and Ruth Mott Foundation. — G.G.


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