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Photos: On The Red Carpet For Opening Night of THE KITE RUNNER on Broadway!

The Kite Runner is playing on Broadway at the Hayes Theatre.

The Kite Runner is officially open on Broadway! Based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel and adapted by Matthew Spangler, the production comes to New York from two successful seasons in London's West End and will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the rred carpet below!

Leading the cast is Amir Arison 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.

The Kite Runner is directed by Giles Croft and adapted by Matthew Spangler. The creative team is Barney George (Scenic and Costume Design), Charles Balfour (Lighting Design), Drew Baumohl (Sound Design), William Simpson (Projection Design), Jonathan Girling (Composer and Musical Supervisor), Kitty Winter (Movement Director), Laura Stanczyk (Casting Director), Humaira Ghilzai (Cultural Advisor and Script Consultant) and Damian Sandys (Associate Director).

Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas

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Bill Irwin

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Bill Irwin

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Danny Burstein

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Danny Burstein

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Laverne Cox

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Laverne Cox

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Laverne Cox

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Laverne Cox and Joclyn DeFreece

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Laverne Cox and Joclyn DeFreece

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William Jackson Harper

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William Jackson Harper

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Kelli O'Hara and Greg Naughton

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Kelli O'Hara and Greg Naughton

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Greg Naughton

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Kelli O'Hara Kelli O'Hara and Greg Naughton

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Kelli O'Hara

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Shereen Pimentel

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George Takei

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George Takei

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Director Giles Croft

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Director Giles Croft

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Playwright Matthew Spangler

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Playwright Matthew Spangler

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Playwright Matthew Spangler and Crystal Spangler

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Playwright Matthew Spangler and Crystal Spangler

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Hisham Tawfiq

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Megan Boone

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Megan Boone

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Lynn Nottage

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Lynn Nottage

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Jason Squatriglia and Hunter Arnold

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Jason Squatriglia and Hunter Arnold

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Shohreh Aghdashloo

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Shohreh Aghdashloo

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Shohreh Aghdashloo and Tara Touzie

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Shohreh Aghdashloo and Tara Touzie

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Shohreh Aghdashloo and Marjan Neshat

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Marjan Neshat

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Marjan Neshat

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Camryn Manheim and Deirdre Lovejoy

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Camryn Manheim

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Camryn Manheim

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Dominick LaRuffa Jr.

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Dominick LaRuffa Jr.

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Producers Ryan Bogner, Victoria Lang, Jayne Baron Sherman, Daryl Roth and Tracey Stroock McFarland

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Dea Julien

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Dea Julien

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RosAnna Scotto

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RosAnna Scotto

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Stephen Flaherty

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Stephen Flaherty and niece Madeline

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Fareed Zakaria

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Cultural Consultant Humaira Ghilzai

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Cultural Consultant Humaira Ghilzai

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Cultural Consultant Humaira Ghilzai and Guest

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Associate Director Damian Sandys

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Associate Director Damian Sandys

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Alyssa May Gold

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Alyssa May Gold

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Damon Owlia

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Damon Owlia

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Colin Mochrie

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Asad Mecci and Colin Mochrie of "Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis"

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Lillian LaSalle and Hisham Tawfiq

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Lillian LaSalle and Hisham Tawfiq

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