Kiss of the Spider Woman Production Information


April 19, 1993 (16 previews)


May 03, 1993

Closing:July 01, 1995
# Performances:904
Theatres: Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
4/19/1993 - 7/1/1995

Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
5/3/1993 - 7/1/1995

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman

1990   World Premiere
1992   Toronto Toronto Production
1992   West End London Production
West End
1993   Broadway Broadway Production
2007   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
2008   Arlington, VA (Regional) Kander & Ebb Celebration Production
Arlington, VA (Regional)


Audio Recordings

1990  Composer's Demo
1992  Original Cast
1994  Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • El beso de la mujer arana (Spanish title)
  • Der Kuß der Spinnenfrau (German title)

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Her Name Is Aurora
Over the Wall
Dressing Them Up
I Draw the Line
Dear One
Over the Wall II
Where You Are
Over the Wall III - Marta
I Do Miracles
Gabriel's Letter
a.k.a. Letter from Gabriel
My First Woman
Morphine Tango
You Could Never Shame Me
A Visit
a.k.a. I Don't Know
She's a Woman
Gimme Love
Russian Movie
Good Times
The Day After That
Mama, It's Me
Anything for Him
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Over the Wall IV - Lucky Molina
Only in the Movies

Cut prior to the Toronto tryout

Man Overboard
Sailor Boy
Letter from a Friend
Every Day
Good Clean Fight
Never You
Over the Wall - The Green Macaw

Cut prior to Broadway

Don't Even Think About It
Take a Look at Yourself


There's No Law

Kiss of the Spider Woman - 1993 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1994 - Best Broadway Musical
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Actor - Musicall
Brent Carver
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Chita Rivera
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Costume Design
Florence Klotz
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Music
John Cameron
John Kander
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Musical
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Set Design
Jerome Sirlin
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1993 - Best Musical
John Kander
Fred Ebb
Terrence McNally
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Actor (Musical)
Brent Carver
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Actress (Musical)
Chita Rivera
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Book (Musical)
Terrence McNally
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Choreographer
Vincent Paterson
Rob Marshall
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Costume Designer
Florence Klotz
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Director (Musical)
Harold Prince
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Lighting Designer
Howell Binkley
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Musical
The Live Entertainment Corp. of Canada/Garth Drabinsky
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Scenic Designer
Jerome Sirlin
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Score (Musical)
John Kander
Fred Ebb
John Kander
Tony Awards - 1993 - Featured Actor in a Musical
Anthony Crivello