The Kite Runner – Based on a book by Khaled Hosseini – class of 2014


“The Kite Runner”, a fascinating adaptation of Haled Hosseini best- selling novel will be performed for the first time on an Israeli stage in ‘Yoram Leowenstein Acting Studio’.

The thrilling adaptation, written by Matthew Spangler, unravels a tale of an innocent and precious friendship that could not sustain itself throughout time, social differences and political changes. The friendship between Hassan and Amir, a son of a wealthy business man and the son of a poor Hazari servant, is first formed in 1970’s Kabul, then an exotic city full of wonders, beauty and adventures- the most exciting one being the annually kite runner contest. However, as the two grow up, they encounter the harsh reality of hatred and prejudice, which leads to an act of betrayal that eventually tares the delicate friendship apart.

The Kite Runner is a story about friendship, betrayal, and the dangerous price of loyalty. It is a tale of love, lies, fear and an intense passion for literature and story -telling that overcomes all barriers and become a beacon of hope in a reality that is ruled by religious and political conflicts.

תמונות פייסבוק

Based on a book by:Khaled Hosseini
Play by: Matthew Spangler
Hebrew Translation:Einat Barnowsky
Directed by: Noam Shmuel
Soundtrack Design:Noam Shmuel
Movement: Amit Zamir
Set Design: Niv Manor
Costume Design: Aviah Bash
Lighting Design: Ziv Voloshin
Accent: Tamar E. Gindin

Performed by 3rd year Actors:
Avi Azoulay 
Edan Gozlan
Matan Shavit
Hillel Cappon
Tom Appelbaum
Dorel Zilberman
Daniel Meroz
Gal Ben Amra
Liran Levi
Shiri Ben Cohen
Carmel Kandel  

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