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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 17 members
Review from Gary L.
39 events 31 reviews

Many characters in one man's body. Well done.

reviewed Jun 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from None-So-Pretty
80 events 30 reviews

The woman next to me wanted to clap every story or song and I could see by other people's faces that they too were enraptured. For me, there was a lack of sympathy between the writer/actor and his characters. David Cale plays Robert Grundy...continued

reviewed Jul 03 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Rutie
38 events 22 reviews

it was the most boring thing I ever saw, WALKED OUT AFTER THE SECOND SHANTY SONG -
I hated the stereotyping, the effeminate unconvincing acting. Not funny, not interesting. it was HORRIBLE
could not understand the accent or when he talked to the...continued

reviewed Jun 24 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“David Cale is a spellbinder. … Cale’s gifts as a storyteller hold an audience rapt.” —San Francisco Chronicle


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

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