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On Jan 17, 2017 A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff sat down with author Khaled Hosseini and
adapter Ursula Rani Sarma at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater to discuss transforming the bestselling novel
for the stage. Listen to their full conversation:

On Feb 7, 2017, A.C.T.'s resident dramaturg Michael Paller and playwright Ursula Rani Sarma
sat down before the performance of A Thousand Splendid Suns to discuss the process of adapting
the novel for stage and answer questions from the audiences at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater. Listen to
the full conversation, brought to you by KDFC, the Bay Area's listener-supported classical radio station:

A.C.T. Publications Associate Shannon Stockwell interviews novelist Khaled Hosseini about
his bestselling novel A Thousand Splendid Suns and its journey to the stage:



Lovely, Crazy Mirror

An interview with novelist Khaled Hosseini
by Shannon Stockwell

An Extraordinary Journey

An interview with playwright Ursula Rani Sarma
by Simon Hodgson

The Indescribable Beauty of the Saw

An interview with composer David Coulter
by Michael Paller

Inside the World of A Thousand Splendid Suns

An introduction to Afghanistan's history, 1970s–present
by Elspeth Sweatman

Strong Women in A Thousand Splendid Suns

A closer look at Mariam and Laila
by Elspeth Sweatman


Production Photos

Original cast from A.C.T.'s 2017 production. Photos by Kevin Berne

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