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VIDEO: Composer David Coulter Talks A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Seattle Rep

Based on the sweeping, internationally best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns is the tale of the unlikely connection that blossoms between two Afghan women in war-torn Kabul.

As rockets shriek down from the heavens, the friendship of Laila and Mariam develops into an iron-bound rapport, forged by their defiance of a life of senseless tyranny. Secrets, lies, and pacts are made in this harrowing yet ultimately beautiful piece about the true cost of sacrifice.

The show played at Seattle Rep through November 10. Hear composer David Coulter talk about creating the music for this production in the interview below!

The show is written by Ursula Rani Sarma, based on the book by Khaled Hosseini. It was directed by Carey Perloff with original music written and performed by David Coulter. Produced in association with American Conservatory Theater.

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