The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

Kiss of the Spider Woman

August 31—October 7, 2018
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston

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“One of Broadway’s most thrilling musicals! The most intelligent musical of the season!” – New York Times

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Fantasy and reality become tangled in a dark web in this smash musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team that penned Chicago and Cabaret. Kiss of the Spider Woman revamps a harrowing tale of persecution into a dazzling spectacle that juxtaposes gritty realities with liberating fantasies. Cellmates in a Latin American prison, Valentin is a tough Argentine revolutionary and Molina is an unapologetic homosexual serving eight years for deviant behavior. Molina escapes from the terrifying reality of prison life by sharing his fantasies about a mysterious 1940s movie star who takes on the role of a Spider Woman who can kill with a kiss.

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  • $25+

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The Lyric Stage Company of Boston
140 Clarendon Street, Boston