Kiss of the Spider Woman
By Manuel PuigEnglish Translation by Allan Baker
Directed by Michael Michetti
March 26 – April 23, 2023
Set in an Argentinian prison cell in a country under authoritarian rule, two polar opposites discover that love may spring in the most unlikely of places. Poignant and chilling, funny and sensual, this intimate two-person drama runs the thrilling gamut of fantasy, danger and finally – inspiring and eternal hope.
Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes without an intermission
Content Advisory: Contains adult content. Recommended for mature audiences ages 16 and up.
“WOW!... STUNNINGLY ACTED, DIRECTED AND DESIGNED… live theater at its most heart-stopping and thought-provoking. It held me spellbound.”
-Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA
“POWERFUL … a complex and intriguing production… It’s a love story; it’s a political commentary; it’s an elegy to the power of two people regarding each other in their full and noble humanity.”
-Jeanette Quick, Teatricus.com (San Francisco)
“POTENT AND INTIMATE… ENTHRALLS … ensnar[es] its audience in the time-tested tale.”
-Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times
“STAGE RAW TOP 10… RECOMMENDED …finely crafted… the two performers execute the production’s most difficult delicate moments in artful tandem.”
-Deborah Klugman, Stage Raw
“BREATHTAKING beautifully layered, complex and erotically charged… a gorgeous production.”
-Alisa Hayashida, South Pasadenan
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