Humaira Ghilzai Headshot

Humaira Ghilzai

Get Humaira Ghilzai Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Humaira Ghilzai BIO

HUMAIRA GHILZAI has been working with notable theatres and artists for the past ten years, utilizing her extensive knowledge of Afghan people, culture, religion, and history. Humaira is a cultural producer and script consultant. Credits include the world premieres, US and UK tours of the adaptations of New York Times best-selling author Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, Kite Runner - Broadway, Tony-winner J.T. Roger’s Blood and Gifts (La Jolla Playhouse); Gabriel Jason Dean’s Heartland-Off Broadway, Sylvia Khoury’s Selling Kabul (Seattle Rep) Kevin Artigue’s The Most Dangerous Highway in the World (Golden Thread); The Prepared Table, A Feast of Foods and Stories From Iraq, Afghanistan and the F.O.B.(Alice Arts), Slow Falling Birds (University of San Francisco); and Zealot (South Coast Repertory). Film credits: Merry Friggin Christmas and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot and short film, Away and Together. Television credits: Little America.

Humaira Ghilzai Photos

Humaira Ghilzai Productions

[US Tour, 2024]
Cultural Consultant
[Broadway, 2022]
Cultural Consultant

Humaira Ghilzai Videos

Humaira Ghilzai News

Photos: First Look at the North American Tour of THE KITE RUNNER

All new photos have been released from the North American tour of THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini’s internationally best-selling novel.

THE KITE RUNNER to be Presented at State Theatre New Jersey

State Theatre New Jersey will present The Kite Runner, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini’s internationally best-selling novel. Learn how to purchase tickets.

THE KITE RUNNER Comes to the Overture Center in May

THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel, will play at Overture Center's Capitol Theater from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26 for five performances.

Full Cast Set For the North American Tour of THE KITE RUNNER

The full cast has been revealed for the North American tour of THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Interact Theatre Company Presents SELLING KABUL A Regional Premiere Production

InterAct Theatre Company presents SELLING KABUL, a regional premiere production in Philadelphia, PA. Don't miss this compelling play this fall.

Review: NJ Premiere of SELLING KABUL at Premiere Stages-A Poignant Drama Brilliantly Presented

Premiere Stages at Kean University is now presenting the New Jersey premiere of Sylvia Khoury’s affecting  drama, 'Selling Kabul.'

Premiere Stages' SELLING KABUL Begins Performances This Week

Premiere Stages' production of Sylvia Khoury's play Selling Kabul will begin performances this week in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). Selling Kabul was a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer in Drama and this production serves as the New Jersey Premiere.

Northern Stage Opens Season With Sylvia Khoury's SELLING KABUL

 Northern Stage is kicking off its 26th season, presenting Sylvia Khoury’s thrilling and heart-wrenching drama Selling Kabul with performances from October 11 to 29, 2023, in the Byrne Theater at the Barrette Center for the Arts. Learn more about the production here!

THE KITE RUNNER Tour To Play Limited Schenectady Engagement In Spring 2024

THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel, will be on the MainStage at Proctors Wednesday, May 1- Thursday, May 2, 2024 for two performances.

Crowded Fire Theater's 2023 Matchbox Play Reading Series Comes To The Potrero Stage This Month

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT)  announces the return of its Matchbox Reading Series, featuring new plays by lily gonzales, Humaira Ghilzai & Bridgette Dutta Portman, Eugenie Chan, and CFT's 2021-23 Resilience & Development (R&D) Lab playwrights Star Finch, A-lan Holt, Maria Jenson, and Lisa Marie Rollins. This year's Matchbox is presented in partnership with Golden Thread Productions, Shotgun Players, and Playwrights Foundation, with support from the Gerbode Foundation.  

THE KITE RUNNER Will Launch a North American Tour in Spring 2024

The producers of THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, are pleased to announce that a North American tour of the acclaimed Broadway and West End production will launch in Spring 2024.

Review: SELLING KABUL at Signature Theatre

Covering a topic as fraught as the US involvement in Afghanistan can be difficult and deeply painful, but Signature’s production of 'Selling Kabul' manages to be honest, unflinching, and compassionate without losing sight of who matters in its tale.

Video: First Look at SELLING KABUL at Signature Theatre

Get a first look at footage of Selling Kabul at Signature Theatre.

Acclaimed Filmmaker Roya Sadat Directs World Premiere of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Seattle Opera

When acclaimed Afghan filmmaker Roya Sadat agreed to direct the operatic premiere of A Thousand Splendid Suns, the challenges encountered by the story's Mariam and Laila, two women brought together under brutal Taliban rule, were a reminder of a traumatic period in Afghanistan's history.

Mazin Akar, Neagheen Homaifar & More to Star in SELLING KABUL at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the play Selling Kabul, written by Sylvia Khoury.

Review: TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR. . . at Theater J

'Two Jews Walk into a War. . .' manages to only retread oft-explored grounds, and fails to even do so in a unique or particularly insightful way.

World Premiere of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS to Open at Seattle Opera in February

On February 25, 2023, McCaw Hall will host the world premiere of A Thousand Splendid Suns, written by composer Sheila Silver and librettist Stephen Kitsakos, based on the gripping novel by Khaled Hosseini.

THE KITE RUNNER Will Launch North American Tour in 2024

Dramatic Publishing has licensed the Broadway production of The Kite Runner, and a North American tour is being planned for 2024. Tour cities, dates and casting will be announced. The Kite Runner will have played 17 previews and 117 regular performances on Broadway.

THE KITE RUNNER Plays Final Broadway Performance

On October 30, 2022, Broadway says goodbye to The Kite Runner, which plays its final performance at the Hayes Theater. The Kite Runner ran for 17 previews and 101 regular performances. 

VIDEO: THE KITE RUNNER's Azita Ghanizada Gives Curtain Call Speech on the Anniversary of the Taliban Takeover of Kabul

On the year anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, The Kite Runner's Azita Ghanizada made a speech at curtain call, recognizing the anniversary, and the human rights violations of the past year. Watch the speech here.

Get Humaira Ghilzai Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.