Kiss of the Spider Woman: Drama Adapted From Banned Novel
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Award-winning actress/playwright Chris Black enters the ring for a dramatic one-woman show in Tough, which is inspired by the life of famed boxer John L. Sullivan, who traveled coast-to-coast challenging people to fights. While Sullivan's background, rise to fame and decline motivate the performance, Black's interest also lies in what it means to be strong and how athletes and performers harness that "special something" to become extraordinary. Black opens the show by throwing her hat in the ring and announcing the rules of the game, all while enjoying some good whiskey. Don't miss this unique, gender-bending performance that mixes power and poignancy. Learn More
The weather was a little cool outside.. I wore dressed in layers, as always. I'm usually cold when I sit in an audience, but I was fine here. Apparently other members of the audience were warm as they were fanning themselves, which I found distracting. Also the chairs are very creaky and when people would shift in their seats, it made noise which was also distracting..The Weir dress • Nov 11 2013 star this tip starred
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I have not read the book. I saw the movie with William Hurt playing Molina and Rauol Julia. That was very memorable and this play was just as memorable. With few props for distraction, the sole two actors' performance was under intense scrutiny...continued
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**All-Access Pass Includes:
One ticket to Kiss of the Spider Woman**
Half off all concessions: Just identify yourself as an All-Access Pass member at the concession bar and your discount is automatically applied. **
Two workshop events**: Your admission is free. As seating is limitted, please reserve your seat in advance by calling 415-335-6087.**
- —The Art of Storytelling with Music and Dance__ __ (Sept 16th, 2012 at Noon) Spend an hour with the co-director and choreographer exploring music and dance using storytelling scenes. All you need is a little bit of curiousity, comfortable clothes, and your willingness to tell a story through movement. **
—* Bolero, Argentine Tango, and Flamenco__ __ (Sept 23rd, 2012 at Noon)
What do the Bolero, Argentine Tango, and Flamenco have in common besides originating in Hispanic and Spanish cultures? Come spend an hour with the co-Director and choreographer solving part of the mystery. We will experiement with music, dance steps, and sound. **
Admission __to Staged Reading of The Lullaby Tree**__ __ (Sept 19th, 2012 at 8:00pm)
Attend a staged reading of international award-winner Ian Walker’s newest work: The Lullaby Tree. A little boy ventures into the Underworld to save his mother, as above the surface a battle rages over the fate of a patch of genetically modified corn … and perhaps the world. Mr. Walker has been called “a restlessly inventive pen” by the_ San Francisco Guardian_ and “an intriguing emerging writer” by the San Francisco Chronicle. * *
Free returns— see the show again!* Your All-Access Pass entitles you to return and see the show a second time, provided there is space available. If you know which performance you’d like to see, call ahead and reserve at 415-335-6087. You can also “drop in” without a reservation: you’ll be placed you on a waiting list, and if there’s space available you’ll be seated. They’ve never turned anyone away yet! *
Bring a youth 12-16 for free**: 2ndWind likes to encourage young people to get involved in theatre. You may bring one youth between the ages of 12 and 16 to the show. Kiss of the Spider Woman may not be appropriate for younger children. Your free youth pass is good on the night of your paid performance. Please contact the theater to reserve your youth ticket at 415-335-6087— the performances sell out! **
Exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes content**: Visit your All-Access Pass web page often for updated videos of the rehearsal process, exlusive interviews with the director, and more.
This show is recommended for those ages 12 and older._
About the Ticket Supplier: Second Wind ProductionsNow in its 24th year, Second Wind Productions has performed from San Francisco to Edinburgh, Scotland. Its production of The Gravedigger's Tango was called "fascinating, classy, invigorating, and smart," by The San Francisco Examiner. "Effortlessly enthralls... gripping suspense deftly rendered," writes the SF Bay Times of Second Wind's production of The Woman in Black. And the Marin Independent writes, "Second Wind has a goal that is rare in today's bottom-line theatre world: to use the stage to explore social and political issues that impact ordinary American lives."
Second Wind is dedicated to theatre that approaches social and political issues from the human perspective. They embrace the tradition of theater as an instrument of both education and catharsis.