Scottsdale Musical Theater Company Sets KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company presents the rarely-seen Tony Award-winning musical Kiss of the Spider Woman. Set in an unnamed Latin American prison, a revolutionary is thrown into a cell with a flamboyant window-dresser. While the window-dresser escapes into Hollywood fantasies featuring the dangerous and seductive Aurora, the rebel desperately tries to find a way to continue his part in the revolution. The Tony Award-winning musical is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Manuel Puig.

SMTC's cast features award-winning local favorites Matt Newhard (Valentin) and Janis Webb (Mama) with Michael Schauble (Molina), Addam Donada (Gabriel/Prisoner), Danielle Mendelson (Marta) and Lindsay Kalby as Aurora/"The Spider Woman". The rest of the cast includes Thom Ratke, Todd Corbeil, Matthew Weiderholt, Jack Rose, Devra Hock, Tina Khalil, Leeann Tegl, Zoe Skorey, Rob Allocca, and Corinne Tachuk.

Music: John Kander, Lyrics: Fred Ebb, Book: Terence McNally, Director: Hector Coris, Music Director: Curtis Moeller, Choreographer: Hillary Conrad, Conductor: Kevin Hayward.

Show dates and times are:
Wednesday, May 25 @ 7:30PM
Thursday, May 26 @ 7:30PM
Friday, May 27 @ 7:30PM
Saturday, May 28 @ 2:00PM & 7:30PM
Sunday, May 29 @ 2:00PM Performances will be held at Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe, AZ. Tickets are priced at $$23 - $34 with discounts for students and seniors and groups. Tickets are available by calling 602-909-4215 or online at

One of the fastest-growing theater companies now in its 6th year, SMTC prides itself on "bringing Broadway's favorites back to life", presenting full, large-scale productions of Broadway musicals in their original forms, as they were meant to be seen. Utilizing professional sets and costumes, great local talent and a full live 20+ piece orchestra, SMTC has been called "the best theatre company in the Valley when it comes to producing classic musicals." (Talkin' Broadway).

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