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Welk Theatre to produce “Kiss of the Spider Woman”

The Welk Theatre has announced the cast of “Kiss of The Spider Woman,” which will debut on September 1.

Directed and Choreographed by Ray Limon – This is a limited run of eight weeks.

Starring Natalie Nucci, Jeffrey Scott Parsons and Richard Bermudez “Kiss of the Spider Woman” is a musical with music by John Kander and Fred Ebb, with the book by Terrence McNally. It is based on the Manuel Puig novel “El Beso de la Mujer Araña.”

The musical had runs in the West End (1992) and Broadway (1993) and won the 1993 Tony Award for Best Musical,  originally starring Chita Rivera.

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

The show runs September 1 – October 22, with performances on Thursday/Saturday/Sunday (with 1 p.m. matinees) and Thursday/Saturday (8 p.m. evenings).  Prices are $51 for all tickets and add a pre-show meal on any day for  $21 more.

Other Cast includes: Robert Hoyt, Lisa Dyson, Kylie Molnar, (Los Angles area)

Colden Lamb, Chris Bona, Max Herzfeld, Sergio Salinas, Justin Segura, John Paul Batista and Sean Kirala (San Diego County.)

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