Khris Davis plays Duke and Melis Aker plays Roya in "Love in Afghanistan" at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Southwest. The show runs through Sunday, Nov. 17. (Teresa Wood)
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The plot is age-old – boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, fate intervenes and the romance is doomed. But while the plot may not be new, the approach in Charles Randolph-Wright’s latest play, "Love in Afghanistan," is uncharted territory.