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Humaira Ghilzai

 
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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2022]
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Humaira Ghilzai Biography

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.






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THE KITE RUNNER Plays Final Broadway Performance Photo THE KITE RUNNER Plays Final Broadway Performance
by Team BWW - Oct 30, 2022

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. 

THE KITE RUNNER Will Launch North American Tour in 2024 Photo THE KITE RUNNER Will Launch North American Tour in 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

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.

VIDEO: THE KITE RUNNER's Azita Ghanizada Gives Curtain Call Speech on the Anniversary Photo VIDEO: THE KITE RUNNER's Azita Ghanizada Gives Curtain Call Speech on the Anniversary of the Taliban Takeover of Kabul
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

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.

THE KITE RUNNER Will Require Masks For Friday Evening Performances Beginning Next Wee Photo THE KITE RUNNER Will Require Masks For Friday Evening Performances Beginning Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Beginning next Friday, August 19th,  Broadway’s The Kite Runner will require audiences to wear masks at Friday evening performances at the Hayes Theater. This will be effective through the limited engagement ending on October 30. 

Photos: On The Red Carpet For Opening Night of THE KITE RUNNER on Broadway! Photo Photos: On The Red Carpet For Opening Night of THE KITE RUNNER on Broadway!
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 22, 2022

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!

Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Company Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Company Celebrates Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 22, 2022

BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night of The Kite Runner on Broadway and you can check out photos from the post-show festivities here!

Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Takes Opening Night Bows
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 22, 2022

The Kite Runner is officially open on Broadway! The show will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater. 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. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we have photos from the curtain call.

Review Roundup: THE KITE RUNNER Opens On Broadway! Photo Review Roundup: THE KITE RUNNER Opens On Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Jul 21, 2022

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner opens tonight night on Broadway. The show will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). Read the reviews!

Photos: See New Photos from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway! Photo Photos: See New Photos from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway!
by Show Highlights - Jul 20, 2022

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner opens tomorrow night on Broadway. See photos from the production!

VIDEO: See Highlights from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: See Highlights from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway!
by Show Highlights - Jul 15, 2022

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner is currently in previews on Broadway!

Humaira Ghilzai Videos

VIDEO: See Highlights from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: See Highlights from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway!

by Show Highlights - Jul 15, 2022

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner is currently in previews on Broadway!