Kiss of the Spider Woman


A provocative tale of love, victimisation, fantasy and the friendship that develops between two strikingly different men imprisoned together in a Latin American jail.
Kiss of the Spider Woman at Menier Chocolate Factory

Image: Menier Chocolate Factory


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Menier Chocolate Factory
Started: Thursday 8 March 2018
Closed: Saturday 5 May 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 15+

Background


The ground-breaking play Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig, features a new adaptation by José Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) and Allan Baker.


Originally a novel, this electrifying story has also been adapted into an Oscar winning film and a musical.


Laurie Sansom directs.


Previously Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal and Derngate in Northampton, his credits include The James Plays by Rona Munro (Evening Standard award Best Play) and Beyond The Horizon by Eugene O'Neill (National Theatre - Evening Standard nomination Best Director).


Synopsis


A provocative tale of love, victimisation, fantasy and the friendship that develops between two strikingly different men imprisoned together in a Latin American jail.

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Theatre


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Box office tel: 020 7378 1713

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 8 March 2018

Press night:Wednesday 21 March 2018

Closes:Saturday 5 May 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:

Saturday - 3-30pm

Sunday - 3-30pm


Tickets


Previews:
£32.50 - £42.50

Standard:
£35 - £50

Concessions:
£32.50

Creatives


Author: Manuel Puig, a new adaptation by José Rivera & Allan Baker
Director: Laurie Sansom
Designer: Jon Bausor
Lighting: Paul Anderson
Sound: Philip Pinsky

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