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CAUGHT IN THE ACT
Fri September 14, 2012
Jared Bowen: New Shows on the September Stage
Hear Jared and Morning Edition host Bob Seay talk about some of the new theater performances coming out this season.
"The Kite Runner"
Playing at New Repertory Theatre through Sept. 30
Based on the 2003 best-selling novel, this epic drama follows boyhood friends Amir and Hassan in 1970s Afghanistan. After witnessing terrible brutality and betraying Hassan, Amir immigrates to the U.S. with his father, his regret and his shame. This beautiful and complicated story shares an inside view of Afghani culture, while exploring the price of loyalty and friendship, the desire for integrity and the hope for redemption.
Playing at the A.R.T.’s Loeb Drama Center through Sept. 29
The barbed and brassy tragicomedy "Marie Antoinette" provides a peek into the life of everyone’s favorite representative of the 1 percent — the infamous Queen of France and cake enthusiast. Watch as times change and Marie finds her sparkling and sheltered world turned upside down by the Revolution.