A Thousand Splendid Suns


Adapted from the bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini, the play narrates the lives of two Afghan women. In the war-ravaged Kabul, Miriam and Laila become unlikely allies in the face of the insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life. Hopes of a new life lead to an unselfish and shocking decision, changing the course of their futures forever. A Thousand Splendid Suns is at Arena Stage, Jan. 17 to March 1. arenastage.org.