APRIL 29 - JUNE 18
KISS


 [Calderon is] Chile's most acclaimed playwright-director of the last two decades
- New York Times


Politically charged and emotionally urgent, KISS dares us to question whether we can truly understand other cultures.
Written by Guillermo Calderón
Directed by Bart DeLorenzo
Scenic Designer Nina Caussa
Costume Designer Raquel Barreto
Lighting Designer Katelan Braymer
Produced by Beth Hogan
Graphic Designer Luba Lukova
Production Stage Manager Joe Behm
Stage Manager Cristina “Crispy” Carrillo-Dono
Starring:
Kristin Couture
Max Lloyd-Jones
Natali Anna Ortiz
Kevin Matthew Reyes
Nagham Wehbe
Cynthia Yelle
INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR: BART DeLORENZO
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LOS ANGELES TIMES
"PROFOUND... ‘Kiss’ isn’t easy for a critic to discuss, but it’s gratifying to contemplate."
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STAGE SCENE LA
"WOW!... COMPELLING… a surreal, meta-theatrical commentary on love and war and loss and hope in a country gone mad, on our inability as Americans to understand a world so far removed from our own, and on the power of theater to bridge the gap between diametrically different lives."
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PEOPLE'S WORLD
"PERSONAL, POLITICAL, THEATRICAL... For those who appreciate an intellectual challenge in the dark interior of theatre where almost anything can happen, this is an important milestone along the road to a bold, interrogative new theatre aesthetic"
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ARTS IN LA
"SUPERB… Kiss gets under the skin."
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TICKET HOLDERS
"ELECTRIFYING theatre, perhaps the best new play exhibited on any Los Angeles stage this year"
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ON STAGE AND SCREEN
"SURPRISING, COMPELLING... like much about it, the true meaning of the title will shock you."
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PAUL MYRVOLD'S THEATRE NOTES
"PROVOCATIVE... eminently watchable... land[s] and reinforce[s] some very critical truths regarding life and death in Syria"
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TOTAL THEATER
"OFF BEAT AND COMPLEX... expert and inventive direction…superb work [by] its young actors... one of the most compelling and provocative plays Los Angeles has seen in recent years."
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HOLLYWOOD PROGRESSIVE
"CREATIVE, NUANCED, MULTI-LAYERED... upends conventional storytelling techniques... challenging... adventurous."
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Box Office
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Box Office Hours
Wed/Thurs - 1pm - 6pm or curtain
Fri/Sat - 1pm - 8pm
Sunday - 12pm - 4pm
Previews $10
April 26-28

Regular Performances
April 29 - June 18

Every Friday & Saturday 8pm
Every Sunday 2pm
Wednesday 8pm
May 17 & June 7
Thursday 8pm
May 25

Reserved Seating
$25 Wed/Thurs; $30 Fri; $34 Sat/Sun

Discounts (On Select Performances)
Seniors $25
Under 30 tix $20
SAG/AFTRA/AEA $15
Students $15

Post Show Discussions
Wednesday, May 17
Friday, May 26
Friday, April 28


Tix for $10
Friday, May 5 & 26
Wednesday, June 7


Wine Night
Meet the cast, FREE wine
Friday, May 19 & June 16

Kiss will be performed without an intermission. There is no late seating.

Running time: one hour and thirty minutes