Kiss of the Spider Woman: Kander & Ebb's Dark Musical
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The last date listed for Kiss of the Spider Woman was Sunday June 30, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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Kokandy Productions kicks off its season with the Marvin Hamlisch musical, Sweet Smell of Success, about a ruthless journalist who will stop at nothing to get his way. All-powerful gossip columnist JJ Hunsecker can make or break anyone he wants and everyone from chorus girls to Congressmen live in fear of his poison pen. Until now, his beloved half-sister was the only person immune from his vicious methods, but now that she has plans for a life and love of her own, Hunsaker turns his destructive powers on her. Enlisting the aid of opportunistic young press agent Sidney Falcone, he sets in motion a series of life-altering events that will make you wonder just how far he will go to get what he wants. Learn More
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Kiss of the Spider Woman
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Terrence McNally
Directed by Peter Marston Sullivan
Serving an eight-year sentence in a Latin American prison for homosexuality, Luis regularly escapes the torture and humiliation by inventing a fantasy world of movies starring the vampy diva Aurora. But his ability to escape reality is tested by his new cellmate, a Marxist revolutionary named Valentin. For despite falling in love with Valentin, Luis has been co-opted by the prison warden and the secret police to get information out of his cellmate in exchange for early parole. Can Luis' fantastical tales of Aurora and her Spider Woman character help navigate the dangerous events of the real world?
Kiss of the Spider Woman won the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score when it debuted on Broadway. A harrowing tale of torture and political oppression, this musical nonetheless embraces hope and the beauty of love.
About the Ticket Supplier: Bohemian Theatre Ensemble
Creating theatre that incorporates the arts as a whole -- Art for art's sake.
To challenge convention through literary originality and eclectic expression while fostering an ever-evolving artistic environment in which people are inspired to learn, think, dream, and feel. To teach others and ourselves how to expand, create, and present art through theatre while reveling not only in the process, but also in the journey.
Bohemia is not so much a place on a map but a timeless concept that knows no geographic boundaries. The Bohemian recognizes that cherishing all aspects of art is tantamount to progression of mankind as more than just a living being.
The Four Basic Principles of the Bohemian represent their core values:
Truth -- That which is at the core of all things good and soulful
Beauty -- The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. -Aristotle
Freedom -- Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others. -Camus
Love -- Life in abundance comes only through great love.