Kiss of the Spiderwoman

18/10/1989 – 22/10/1989

Year
1989
Author
Manuel Puig
Abstract

Presented by Avant Garbage

The application for funding describes the homosexual relationship between characters Molina and Valentin as allegorical, depicting two sides of the same personality, and a subtle critique of the idea of woman as icon whilst also exploring notions of performativity in gender and sexuality.

Director
Sharon Peel
Designer
Cate Blanchett
Cast
Paul McCarthy (Molina), Elizabeth Reid (Valentin), Simon Barfoot (Warden), Owen Rigby (Guard).
Crew
Owen Rigby
Lighting designer – Fred Watson
Assistant Stage Manager: Katherine Connolly
Lighting Operation: Elizabeth Day.

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