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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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I was worried about getting crappy seat but they were great seats-third row, center. The way seating is set up, there aren't really any bad seats in the theater.
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"The History of Kisses"
17 ratings
3.8 average rating
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Elizabeth K
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7 reviews
37 stars
attended Jun 17 2011

Captivating show! Loved the set. Great seats. David Cale is a genius! I enjoyed the performance so much that I immediately booked to go again when I got home!

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4 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

This one man performance was thought provoking and highly entertaining. My favorite character was Lisa :)

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1 stars
attended Jun 24 2011

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.

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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