Works from Young Writers Staged in the Young Playwrights Festival from ACT
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The line between fantasy and reality becomes increasingly blurred in this smash musical about escape and the transportive power of love. Created by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team that penned Chicago and Cabaret, and four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, Kiss of the Spider Woman was the winner of seven Tony Awards in 1993, including Best Musical. It's the story of two cellmates in a Latin American prison -- Valentin, a Marxist revolutionary, and Molina, a gay window dresser. Molina survives his jailers' torture and humiliation by escaping to a fantasy world filled with the movies he loved as a child, conjuring a beautiful and beguiling screen enchantress named Aurora as his imaginary diva. As the relationship between Valentin and Molina becomes increasingly complicated, so too do Molina's over-the-top fantasies, which begin threatening to overtake his real life. Learn More
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The first night I brought my older daughter, senior in HS ... and we both enjoyed it. The next night I dragged my younger kids along too. We ALL enjoyed it ... it encouraged a lot of conversation. Really interesting and also enjoyed the extra comments after the show.
This Is Jeopardy by Cooper Hewell, Olympia High School
Directed by Sheila Daniels
Are You Sure You Want to Watch This? by Nora Germani, TOPS K-8
Directed by Andrew McMasters
Civilized Manner by Adam Quinn, Seattle Academy
Directed by George Mount
Naïve Nativity by Ben Lawson, Lakeside School
Directed by Tim Hyland
Birdcage by Kathryn Taylor, Newport High School
Directed by Meghan Arnette
Sex is Fun by Myriah Hernandez-Charbeneau, Bellevue High School
Directed by Kate Jaeger
The Colors of Our Lives by Briana Kennedy, Garfield High School
Directed by Gin Hammond
Not Alone by Jane Adams, Bainbridge Island High School
Directed by Kristina Sutherland
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