Kiss of the Spider Woman: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Kiss of the Spider Woman revolves around the lives of two very different men sharing a prison cell in Latin America. As Molina, a gay window dresser, and Valentin, a political prisoner, form an unlikely bond during their captivity, Molina recounts his fantasies about the mysterious “Spider Woman.” Kiss of the Spider Woman explores themes of love, sacrifice, connection, and escapism.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1992)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: Latin America


Creative Team

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: Terrence McNally


Cast Albums

Original Cast (1992)➝

Broadway Cast (1995)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


Tags

1990s, Based on a Book, DarkDramaticLGBTQ+Tony Award


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