Kiss of The Spider Woman
Book by TERRENCE MCNALLY, music by JOHN KANDER, lyrics by FRED EBB and based on the novel by MANUEL PUIG, Kiss of the Spider Woman was originally directed by Harold Prince. The musical had runs in the West End (1992) and Broadway (1993) and won the 1993 Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical ran on Broadway for 904 performances.
ETC's KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN WAS presented in Toronto at the Historic Don Jail (Bridgepoint administration building) from March 6 to 10, 2019. The Don Jail is located at 550 Gerrard St E, Toronto. For the full information on the Creative Team and Cast please go to our KOSW page under EVENTS.
Kawa Ada as MOLINA
Since graduating from The Boston Conservatory, Kawa has played leading roles at Tarragon, Factory, Cahoots, Buddies in Bad Times, the Belfry, the Grand, Centaur, Canadian Stage, several seasons at both The Shaw Festival and Soulpepper, for which his debut performance earned him a Dora Award. Recent film and television credits include a recurring role on the CBC drama, Shoot the Messenger and a starring role in the 2018 Oscar-nominated film, The Breadwinner. Kawa has the distinction of being the first Afghan-Canadian published playwright. His produced plays include The Wanderers (Cahoots/Buddies) and The Death of Mrs. Gandhi and the Beginning of New Physics (Next Stage). This past year, he was Playwright-in-Residence at Tarragon. He currently teaches at George Brown Theatre School. Kawa is also a national keynote speaker on diversity and leadership development.
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Tracy Michailidis as AURORA
2018 Dora award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Musical (for Britta Johnson's Life After; Musical Stage Company, CanStage, Yonge Street Theatricals) Broadway and U.S. Tours: Fun Home, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Stratford: Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel), The Fellini Radio Plays, Patience, The Three Musketeers. Shaw: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Rosa Bud), Peter Pan. Atlantic Theatre Festival: Three Sisters (Natasha), Into the Woods (Cinderella). Charlottetown Festival: Anne of Green Gables (Anne), Emily (Emily). Theatre Calgary and Musical Stage Company: The Light in the Piazza (Franca). Also with Musical Stage/Studio 180: Parade. Other favorite Credits include: Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (Outside the March), Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (WJT), The Ugly One and The Marvelous Wonderettes (Thousand Islands Playhouse), Guys and Dolls (Segal Centre), Lost in Yonkers (Theatre Northwest), Little Women (Theatre Orangeville), The Light in the Piaza (Theatre Calgary), Anything that Moves (The Belfry Theatre), The Other Place (Weston Playhouse). Tracy is a passionate advocate for new music theatre, and is the founder of Musical Works in Concert, which ran for 6 seasons at Toronto's SummerWorks Festival and developed and presented 20 original Canadian musicals. She also runs her own teaching studio here in Toronto, and is a part of the MTCA faculty in New York City. tracymichailidis.com
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