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The Kite Runner at the Liverpool Playhouse

The 23rd to the 27th of April 2024


Discover the poignant story of Amir and Hassan, two young boys navigating life in Afghanistan during the rise of the Taliban, in the Liverpool Playhouse’s stunning adaption of Khaled Hosseini’s original novel, The Kite Runner.

  • Children, Amir and Hassan fly a kite in the field at sunset, in Afghanistan in the Kite Runner at the Liverpool Playhouse, inspired by Khaled Hosseini's original New York bestselling novel.
The Liverpool Playhouse

A Poignant New Adaptation of Hosseini’s Kite Runner Arrives to Liverpool


The 23rd to the 27th of April 2024

Experience a gripping tale of friendship, betrayal and redemption with ‘The Kite Runner’ at The Liverpool Playhouse this spring and discover the story of two young friends torn apart during the rise of the Taliban. Based on the bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini, this poignant stage adaptation brings to life the powerful story of Amir and Hassan against the backdrop of Afghanistan’s tumultuous history and the challenges facing both refugees and those they leave behind.

Follow Amir’s journey as he navigates guilt and betrayal, and ultimately seeks redemption, woven intricately with themes of love, loyalty, and sacrifice. Presented at one of Liverpool’s most revered theatres, this bold new production, fresh from Broadway, promises to be both immersive and thought-provoking, offering a peak into the challenges experienced in Afghanistan to this day.

Whether you’re a fan of the novel or new to the story, The Kite Runners offers an unforgettable theatrical experience that will touch your heart and provoke your mind.

Please be aware the production and the novel it is based on touch upon sensitive topics and content, please be advised to check trigger warnings and age ratings before booking tickets.


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