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Old Globe Presents 'A Thousand Splendid Suns'


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until June 17, 2018[days & times]
  • WHERE Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $30 - $85

The Old Globe presents the Southern California premiere of "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Ursula Rani Sarma, adapted from the novel by Khaled Hosseini.

The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, "A Thousand Splendid Suns" is set in the war-torn neighborhoods of 1990s Kabul. When battle upends her family, beautiful Laila must seek shelter, first in the home and then in the arms of her older neighbor. Soon she forges an extraordinary and unlikely friendship with Mariam, her new husband’s first wife. Summoning the strength to defy a tyrannical society, the two women seek hope and the promise of a better future.

Adapted for the stage by acclaimed Irish–Indian playwright Ursula Rani Sarma, this breathtaking new production features music from renowned composer David Coulter. The play is directed by Directed by Carey Perloff, and is presented in association with American Conservatory Theater.

Contains adult content.

The show runs May 12 through June 17, 2018. For tickets and additional details call (619) 234-5623.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

A photo from the play, "A Thousand Splendid Suns," at The...

Above: A photo from the play, "A Thousand Splendid Suns," at The Old Globe. Photo by Kevin Berne.


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