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Taroon once served as an interpreter
for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Now it is 2013, and the Americans —
and their promises of safety — have begun to withdraw. Taroon spends his
days in hiding, a target of the increasingly powerful Taliban. On the eve
of his son’s birth, he must remain in his sister’s apartment, or risk his
life to see his child. With shattering precision, Sylvia Khoury’s tense
drama traces the human cost and the legacy of our longest war.
Selling Kabul received its New York Premiere at Playwrights
Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director, Leslie Marcus, Managing
Director, Carol Fishman, General Manager) in November 2021, Directed by
Tyne Rafaeli.The New York Premiere was produced in association with
Williamstown Theatre Festival.
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Premiere Stages is made possible
in part through funding from W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher, The New
Jersey State Council on the Arts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The
Shubert Foundation, The Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, The
Northfield Bank Foundation, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, The Union
Foundation, E.J. Grassmann Trust, Carole Shaffer-Koros and Robert Koros,
ExxonMobil Foundation, The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, The Union County
HEART Grant and through the generous support of individual patrons and
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