As part of Alberta Bair Theater’s Valley Federal Credit Union Student Matinee Series, a one-man performance of "The Kite Runner" will be performed at the theater at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

General admission tickets are $5.50 and can be purchased at the ABT box office on the corner of Third Avenue North and North Broadway or by phone at 406-256-6052 (box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This Literature to Life award winner features 50 minutes of performance from the first half of the best-selling novel about the relationship of two boys: Amir, a privileged Pashtun; and Hassan, a Hazara servant.

Through the eyes of the young protagonist Amir, the actor takes the audience on a heartbreaking journey of friendship and betrayal in a society of severe class division. The adaptation mirrors the original short story written by Khaled Hosseini and utilizes original Afghani music as a backdrop for the performance.

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