Kiss of the Spider Woman

Concert or Performance

18 Nov 2019 to 28 Dec 2019

In a dark South American prison, two very different men share a small cell. Valentin is a Marxist revolutionary who refuses to betray his comrades. Molina is a window dresser who distracts himself by escaping to a fantasy world of movies starring the glamorous diva, Aurora. Valentin cannot stand Molina’s cinematic fantasies and so draws a line on the floor to stop Molina from coming near him. Surely that will keep them apart.

From Kander and Ebb, the team behind smash-hit shows Chicago and Cabaret, and acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class), comes a provocative tale of love, imagination, and the friendship that develops when humanity is pushed to its limits. It is a powerful and emotive story made famous by the original novel and an Oscar-winning film, brought to life here as a dazzling major musical production for the first time ever in Australia.

Musical legend Caroline O’Connor (Bombshells) returns to MTC to take on the role of exotic film goddess, Aurora, in a show that’s set to sizzle and surprise, directed by Helpmann Award-winner Dean Bryant (Sweet Charity).

Facilities

Art & Culture Bar Cafe Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet

Event Times

18 Nov 2019 to 28 Dec 2019

Daily Event

Venue

Southbank Theatre, The Sumner

140 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, 3006

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