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Based on the novel by Manuel Puig

Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Kiss of the Spider Woman explores the complex relationship between two men caged together in an Argentinean prison. Valentin is a tough political revolutionary undergoing torture. Molina is an unabashedly gay man serving time for deviant behavior. Molina recounts to Valentin his favorite movie-musical fantasies, and it becomes a mental refuge for both as the lines of fantasy and reality become blurred. This compelling musical drama resonates love, longing and liberation.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that due to Chita Rivera recently testing positive for COVID-19, Ms. Rivera's upcoming TRUST Cabaret Series performances Chita Rivera: A Legendary Celebration, on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Greer Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Avenue, have been rescheduled.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE will be directed and choreographed by Broadway’s Stephanie Pope Lofgren who was an original cast member of London’s West End production.  SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE plays from Tuesday, June 7 thru Sunday, June 19, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
This Memorial Day Weekend, the legendary Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and the Tony Award nominated song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) bring Broadway to the Berkshires. 
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022
Chita Rivera will appear on WNBC’s New York Live on Tuesday, May 17th at 11:30am to announce the nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announces its 2022–2023 Theater Season featuring the return of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed, self-produced Broadway Center Stage series. The series will include Stephanie J. Block starring in Sunset Boulevard.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022
Lyrics and Lyricists™ 50th anniversary season will continue with You Send Me: The Song and Soul of Sam Cook on April 23, 24 and 25. Darius de Haas delves into the world of Sam Cooke – his gospel roots and triumphant 1964 engagement at the Copacabana; his classics of romance, and work as a trailblazing entrepreneur and civil rights activist.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that the 2021 ICON Award-recipient and Broadway legend Chita Rivera of New York City, New York has joined Porchlight’s Advisory Board.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 24, 2022
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by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2022
Today Broadway celebrates the 95th birthday of John Kander, the Tony-Award winning composer of Chicago. To pay tribute to the legendary composer, the cast and crew of Chicago, with surprise guest Lin-Manuel Miranda, released a special performance of “New York, New York,” Kander & Ebb’s song that became the official anthem of New York City.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 18, 2022
Repasamos la carrera del autor de CABARET y CHICAGO en 5 temas.
by Faeron Wheeler - Mar 15, 2022
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN is an absolute treat for theatre lovers and the Baxter Theatre should be proud to present it.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
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by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2022
 The countdown to the Tony Awards continues! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Garth Drabinsky!
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 51st season with the hit musical Ragtime. This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world. Featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Terrence McNally (Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Anastasia, Seussical The Musical), this musical is based on E. L. Doctorow’s best-selling novel of the same name. Ragtime will be presented June 1-26, 2022 (press opening: June 4) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets (starting at $30) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (877)-662-8978.
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
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by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022
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by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
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Kiss of the Spider Woman Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman have their been?
Kiss of the Spider Woman has had 8 productions including which opened in 1990, Toronto which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Arlington, VA (Regional) which opened in 2008 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2020.

What other awards has Kiss of the Spider Woman been nominated for?
Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Harold Prince, Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Howell Binkley, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Jerome SirlinThe American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for John Kander and Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What other awards has Kiss of the Spider Woman won?
Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Harold Prince Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Howell Binkley Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Jerome Sirlin The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for John Kander Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman have their been?
Kiss of the Spider Woman has had 8 productions including which opened in 1990, Toronto which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Arlington, VA (Regional) which opened in 2008 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2020.

What awards has Kiss of the Spider Woman been nominated for?
Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Harold Prince, Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Howell Binkley, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Jerome SirlinThe American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for John Kander and Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What awards has Kiss of the Spider Woman won?
Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Harold Prince Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Howell Binkley Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Jerome Sirlin The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for John Kander Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What songs are in Kiss of the Spider Woman and what's the order?
Prologue
Her Name Is Aurora
Over the Wall
Bluebloods
Dressing Them Up
I Draw the Line
Dear One
Over the Wall II
Where You Are
Over the Wall III - Marta
Come
I Do Miracles
Gabriel's Letter
My First Woman
Morphine Tango
You Could Never Shame Me
A Visit
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
Man Overboard
Sailor Boy
Letter from a Friend
Every Day
Good Clean Fight
Never You
Over the Wall - The Green Macaw
Don't Even Think About It
Cookies
Take a Look at Yourself
There's No Law

What is the order of songs in Kiss of the Spider Woman and what's the order?
Prologue
Her Name Is Aurora
Over the Wall
Bluebloods
Dressing Them Up
I Draw the Line
Dear One
Over the Wall II
Where You Are
Over the Wall III - Marta
Come
I Do Miracles
Gabriel's Letter
My First Woman
Morphine Tango
You Could Never Shame Me
A Visit
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
Man Overboard
Sailor Boy
Letter from a Friend
Every Day
Good Clean Fight
Never You
Over the Wall - The Green Macaw
Don't Even Think About It
Cookies
Take a Look at Yourself
There's No Law

What productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman have there been?
Kiss of the Spider Woman has had 8 productions including which opened in 1990, Toronto which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Arlington, VA (Regional) which opened in 2008 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2020.