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Kiss of the Spiderwoman

Kiss of the Spiderwoman

by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Terrence McNally

Award-Winning, Based on a Story/Novel, Critically-Acclaimed, Dance, Drama

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Kiss of the Spiderwoman

Kiss of the Spiderwoman




A classic musical based on the novel by Manual Puig.


Story:

Valetin, a revolutionary, and Molina, a homosexual, are cellmates in a Latin American prison, where Molina's fantasies about the actress Aurora are their only relief.


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Composer

Composer
John Kander

Lyricist

Lyricist
Fred Ebb

Librettist

Librettist
Terrence McNally



  • Premiere

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Broadhurst Theatre
Opening Night
May 3, 1993
Total Performances
904
Original Cast
Chita Rivera, Brent Carver, Anthony Crivello, Merle Louise, Herndon Lackey, and Kristi Carnahan
Director
Harold Prince
Choreographer
Vincent Paterson
Producer
Livent, Inc.
Orchestrations
Michael Gibson
Scenic Design
Jerome Sirlin
Costume Design
Florence Klotz
Lighting Design
Howell Binkley





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Original London Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Books

Book
Novel by Manuel Puig


Other

Merchandise




1993 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Actor in a Musical - Brent Carver
Best Actress in a Musical - Chita Rivera
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Anthony Crivello
Best Costume Design
Best Scenic Design
Best Lighting Design
Best Choreography
Best Direction of a Musical

1993 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Brent Carver
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Chita Rivera
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Set Design

1993 Theatre World Award Nominations

Brent Carver

1995 Theatre World Award Nominations

Vanessa Williams

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