Venue Details

94 Star Starred
Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
202-332-3300
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"The History of Kisses"
17 ratings
3.8 average rating
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Elizabeth K
28 events
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 events
4 reviews
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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Gary L.
37 events
31 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 30 2011

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

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Quotes & Highlights

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

Description

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

<em>The Hard Problem</em> Mariah Carey <em>Into the Woods</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Carousel</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue</em> <em>A Choral Arts Christmas</em>