New Repertory Theatre’s “The Kite Runner” is a compassionate, deeply moving, event-packed journey across eras, cultures, national boundaries, and the emotional terrain of tumultuous lives. The fact that the trip also includes a detour into melodrama and hard-to-swallow coincidence doesn’t diminish the overall power of playwright Matthew Spangler’s adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel, which ranges from Afghanistan to California and back again.
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