The History of Kisses: Spicy Stories, Amorous Encounters and Sea Shanties
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The last date listed for The History of Kisses was Sunday July 3, 2011 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $48.00 - $68.00
- Our Price:
- $25.50 - $35.50
In the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Water by the Spoonful, Elliot is a combat veteran who works at a sandwich shop in North Philly, cares for his dying mom and is trying to find his place in the world. At the same time, four addicts in recovery cling to their online support group, struggling to stay sober. Worlds collide in this moving collage of lives in crisis directed by KJ Sanchez and written by Tony nominee Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights, Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue). Learn More
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This is a 1-man show featuring a series of related sketches and characters that involve passion and the sea. Most of the sketches are quite good, but some don't work so well. All in all, it's a fairly well done, cleverly constructed piece.
Quotes & Highlights
- "David Cale is a spellbinder. ... Cale's gifts as a storyteller hold an audience rapt." --<em>San Francisco Chronicle</em>
Written, directed, and performed by David Cale
Songs by David Cale
The History of Kisses is a lyrical meditation on the nature of desire and fate.
David Cale writes songs, monologues, plays, and musicals. Acclaimed as one of America’s top solo performers, his award-winning solo pieces have been see around the country. He’s performed on and off Broadway as well as on film (Radio Days, Pollock). He’s written lyrics for songs recorded by Jimmy Scott and The Jazz Passengers, and Deborah Harry.
His solo show Somebody Else’s House inaugurated The Studio Theatre’s Special Events in 1993, and The History of Kisses marks his fourth solo piece at The Studio Theatre, following Smooch Music and The Redthroats.
*Photo of David Cale by Craig Schwartz