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Kiss of the Spider Woman - 1992 - Toronto

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.


Bluma Appel Theatre [St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts]

(Toronto, )
27 Front Street East
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2020
On this day we celebrate, Tony nominated actress, Carol Lawrence!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
The Hatch Lab welcomes its inaugural residents: Playwright and director Miranda Middleton (MFD Dir., NIDA, dir. Ned: A New Australian Musical, New Theatre), playwright Grace Chapple (MDF Writing for Perf., NIDA, Never Closer, 2020 Griffin Award Shortlist) and composer and lyricist Luke Byrne (Between the Sea and Sky, NYMF Best Musical 2018, MD, The Harp in the South, STC) to its residency program as they develop, workshop and ultimately premiere their new Australian musical, Paper Stars.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
As Halloween approaches, Los Angeles-based performer Victoria Gordon is ready to bring her theatrical touch to this year's festivities. Halloween at the Theatre, an evening of spooky showtunes, airs on Twitch on October 25 at 6 PM Pacific.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
BATa??s 2020 Shelter-in-place Season II consists of five plays read during September through December 2020. These are amazing plays that would normally be on BAT's main stage. But COVID-19 changed things.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
The nationally recognized virtual talk show, Studio Tenn Talks: Theater Conversations with Patrick Cassidy, has released the latest fall lineup with stars including Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Debbie Gibson and more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Ricky Comeaux gives another nod to classic Broadway in the new single 'Kiss of the Spiderwoman' from If I Ruled the World, Ricky's solo debut album showcasing his vocal range and innate ability to interpret classic songs with a unique perspective.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Brian Stokes Mitchell has released a video of himself performing 'Make Them Hear You' in praise of American heroes including Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and more. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
After lots of books for hardcore musical theatre lovers, Miller has finally written one for everybody else, The ABC's of Broadway Musicals: A Civilian's Guide, a fun, short, easy-to-read introduction to the art form, famous shows, famous artists, books and videos to check out, and a short but informative stroll through the history of musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced the 2020 winner of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award, Brian Stokes Mitchell, one of our country's central leading Broadway stars since the 1990s, as well as an accomplished TV and film actor.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features The Broadhurst Theatre! Learn about Jagged Little Pill, nominated for 15 Tony Awards, The Group Theatre featuring Strasberg, Adler and others, the theatre's longest running show and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
On Wednesday, October 21, ALL ARTS will premiere Women of Color on Broadway as part of its House Seats series. With theater doors remaining closed for months to come, this new House Seats concert special features songs from popular Broadway musicals, including “Hamilton,” “The Wiz,” “The Band’s Visit,” “Once On This Island,” and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
Parsons Dance and Friends and Family of Howell Binkley have announced that Howell Binkley: A Celebration of Light and Love, a video tribute in memory of lighting designer Howell Binkley created by Suspension Productions, will be available for viewing beginning Sunday, October 25 at 8:00 PM ET.
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
The musical will star Broadway's Nasia Thomas (Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and Nicholas Edwards (Frozen)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Calvin Mitchell (Mitch) Douglas passed from metastatic brain cancer on November 5th, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was 78 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
Stage Aurora Theatrical Company will be presenting 'Broadway Celebrates Veterans Day,' a virtual concert of Broadway performers celebrating our military veterans and those who have served - and are currently serving - in the Armed Forces.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
Today (November 16) in live streaming: Lillias White sings with Seth Rudetsky, Alice Ripley in concert, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
Award winning cabaret performer and member of the 92Y Music Faculty, Michael Kirk Lane will welcome Chita Rivera to 'Cabaret Conversations,' an online series of talks, on Monday, November 16, 6-7 pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
For 75 years, the Pittsburgh CLO has been in the forefront of developing world-class musical theater. For the past three decades, it has also been an industry leader in creating innovative arts education programs.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold 'Hal' Prince with the Drama Desk's newly established lifetime achievement honor.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The Hatch Lab was created to assist Australian artists in their development of new musicals and provide much needed support to writers and composers who seek an opportunity to revise, workshop and ultimately bring to life their musical works on stage.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC), currently in its 33rd Season, has announced their annual, gala fundraiser entitled THE MTC VOICE: ONLINE EDITION, being live streamed on their website starting Thursday, May 21st at 7:00pm and ending Sunday, May 24th.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2020
Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Saturday night (8pm) for An Evening with Chita Rivera and Friends.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Music Theatre of Connecticut has announced PRIDE IN THE THEATRE: The Theatrical Impact on the LGBTQ+ Movement, an online event premiering Saturday, June 20th, 2020 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
The first single, Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah,' from If I Ruled the World, Ricky Comeaux's solo debut album leads the way in showcasing Comeaux's vocal range and innate ability to interpret classic songs with a unique perspective.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 17, 2020
El tema de esta semana son los musicales de John Kander y Fred Ebb, los autores de obras como CABARET, CHICAGO, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN o CURTAINS, entre otros muchos.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 15, 2020
Àngels Gonyalons, Marta Ribera, Bianca Marroquin y Natalia Millán charlarán con nosotros sobre su experiencia en CHICAGO y CABARET, que incluyen las canciones de este dúo de compositores tan importante en la historia de Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The illustrious Chita Rivera illuminated screens around the world with a stream of her one-night-only concert Chita: A Legendary Celebration. The evening, which streamed on May 29, 2020, and benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS ' COVID-19 relief efforts, raised a spectacular $100,036.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Bronx Arts Ensemble announces the elevation of Judith Insell to Artistic Director. Previously, Insell served as BAE's Director of Curriculum and Artist Development.  Judith will oversee BAE's artistic programs in Bronx public schools and onstage. Judith Insell brings a wealth of knowledge to the role of Artistic Director, as BAE continues to provide the Bronx with high quality arts education & concert programs that support & honor the rich cultures of the diverse populations of the Bronx. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell in an intimate performance and fundraiser to benefit Berkshire Theatre Group. In this very special one-night-only concert, Brian Stokes Mitchell will deliver an unforgettable performance to an audience of less than 100 people, outside under a tent.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has announced the launch of their first Summer outdoor theatre festival, BarnFest a?" Outdoor Theatre Festival, which will run from 25 July until 5 September.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 18, 2020
Feel like you've started to run out of things to watch? We here at BroadwayWorld have you covered! We all have our favorite musicals and plays, but what about the stories behind those shows? Luckily, over the years, many documentaries have been made about some of your favorite shows!
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 12, 2020
Richard Skipper Sits Down With Karen Mason for July 13th Episode of RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES to raise funds for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. This evening, Carver's Broadway colleagues took to social media to celebrate his life and legacy.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Mirvish Productions will mark the life of Brent Carver by dimming the marquee lights of two theatres on Friday August 7 at 8PM - the Royal Alexandra, in which he performed his solo show of stories and songs in 1995; and the Princess of Wales, in which he starred as Gandalf in the world premiere production of The Lord of the Rings in 2006.
by Alan Henry - Aug 6, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. Born in 1951, the Canadian actor Brent Carver was a star of both stage and screen.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The Stratford Festival is devastated to learn of the death of Brent Carver, an actor of incomparable talent, winner of a Tony Award for his starring role in Kiss of the Spider Woman, and a long-time Stratford Festival company member.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
From the classic broadway musical 'Man of La Mancha,' 'I, Don Quixote' is the second single from If I Ruled the World, Ricky Comeaux's solo debut album showcasing Comeaux's vocal range and innate ability to interpret classic songs with a unique perspective.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
Terrence McNally, the legendary American playwright, screenwriter, and librettist will posthumously receive The Dallas Opera's most prestigious honor, 'The Maria Callas Award,' in recognition of his contribution to two landmark events in the company's history.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC), currently in its 33rd season, presents a virtual reading of a new play, Stage Fright: An Interactive Musical Thriller on Saturday, August 22nd at 8:00pm. All proceeds from the event go to supporting MTC and The Actor's Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
What have you been doing during the pandemic? New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller has been writing a collection of horror stories, all inspired by the musical theatre. Yes, you read that right.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
Judith Light, Jason Danieley, Colin Jost, Seth Meyers, Chita Rivera, Illeana Douglas, and more have been announced for 92Y talks and classes online.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Mirvish Productions mourns the death of Howell Binkley, one of the premier lighting designers in the world. He died August 14, 2020 in North Carolina, his wife, Joyce, told the Winston-Salem Journal. He was 64 and had lung cancer. In honour of Howell Binkley, the lights of the Royal Alexandra and Princess of Wales Theatre will be dimmed on 8/18.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Tony Award-winning lighting designer, Howell Binkley, has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. Binkley is currently represented on Broadway by his work on Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud, and Come From Away.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Obie Award winner, Darius de Haas, will appear as the special guest on THE JIM MASTERS SHOW LIVE!. tonight at 7pm eastern, 4pm pacific.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
Guild Festival Theatre is returning to the Greek Theatre at Guild Park & Gardens on August 21 & 22. After the success of our Beyond the Stage programming, GFT is welcoming the community back to the Greek Theatre.