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THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR

music by Tim Rosser
book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne
music direction by David Gardos
choreography by Nejla Yatkin
directed by Tony Speciale

A New York Premiere

May 15 to June 11,2017

The Boy Who Danced On Air is a modern-day love story set in rural Afghanistan. Paiman and Feda have spent their young lives as dancers in the world of bacha bazi, where wealthy men take in boys from poor families, train them to dance at parties, and often abuse them. The two boysAAA€AAA™ chance meeting changes the course of their lives and sets them on a journey to find their independence in this musical fable about love, tradition, morality and the strength of the human spirit.

News: Playbill interview with Nejla Yatkin