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October 2017

ArtsEmerson: KISS

October 26, 2017 | 7:30 pm - November 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm
Paramount Center at Emerson College, 559 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
$60

When a young, aspirational theatre troupe discovers and performs what they believe is a Syrian soap opera, they come to realize just how much they got wrong. Kiss is a brilliant play-within-a-play that shows how misunderstanding cultural cues can reveal blind spots you never knew you had. Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón brings his masterful sensibility to this intense, tightly wound new production where naiveté can turn out to be the kiss of death.

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