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Literature to Life®: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Presented by Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College at Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park KS

Oct 11 2017
Literature to Life®: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini presented by Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College at Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park KS

From the first novel about contemporary Afghanistan to be written in English, this performance dramatically portrays the relationship of two boys — Amir, a privileged Pashtun and Hassan, a Hazara servant.

From the first novel about contemporary Afghanistan to be written in English, this performance dramatically portrays the relationship of two boys — Amir, a privileged Pashtun and Hassan, a Hazara servant. Amir takes us on a heartbreaking journey of friendship and betrayal in a society of severe class division. This Literature to Life award-winning adaptation mirrors the original short story written by the author. Using Afghani music as a backdrop, the performance features pre-show discussion,

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ADMISSION INFO

$5-$6  INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

Large school groups receive priority seating. General public seating is on a first-come/first-seated basis in sections to be determined. An usher will escort you to your seating area.

Regardless of age, each person attending the performance must have a ticket; “lap tickets” for infants may be purchased at the box office.

Contact: 913-469-4445

Email: CarlsenCenter@jccc.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

This Literature to Life award-winning adaptation mirrors the original short story written by the author. Using Afghani music as a backdrop, the performance features pre-show discussion, 50 minutes of verbatim performance from the first half of this best-selling contemporary novel, and 30 minutes postshow audience dialogue.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Midwest Trust Center at Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd, Box 14, Overland Park, KS 66210

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PARKING INFO

  • For the best parking, check your tickets for curtain time and arrive 20-25 minutes in advance.
  • Parking at Johnson County Community College is generally free, except for the rare weeknight performance. Ask the box office about reserved parking if the event you’re attending is scheduled on a weeknight.
  • The closest place to park is in either the East or West Midwest Trust Center parking garage. To get to the Midwest Trust Center garages, drive onto campus from the east College Boulevard entrance. The garages are two-level lots directly in front of (to the north of) the Midwest Trust Center. “Reserved” spots in the surface lot parallel to the west garage may be used for performance parking.
  • To get to the Galileo’s Garden parking structure, drive onto campus at Quivira Road or follow the East Campus inner road east and south to Clock Drive. Turn right on Clock Drive into the parking garage. After you park, walk out of the northeast exit of the garage and follow the sidewalk straight north to the Midwest Trust Center.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Large Print
    • Sign Language
    • TTD/TTY
    • Wheelchair Access

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