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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 Elizabeth K
28 events 7 reviews

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!

reviewed Jun 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Deanna McNeil
4 events 4 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Gary L.
38 events 31 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 30 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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