Arena Stage resident playwright Charles Randolph-Wright is preparing for the world premiere of his new play, Love in Afghanistan, set to run at the Washington, D.C. theater from October 11-November 17.

As previously announced, Melis Aker and Khris Davis will lead the cast in this dramatic love story about an emerging American hip-hop artist (Davis) and a high-level Afghan interpreter (Aker) who find each other in war-torn Afghanistan. Get a sneak peek of this world premiere production with some photos that the cast and crew snapped on their first day of rehearsal.

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