Kiss

BY GUILLERMO CALDERÓN
DIRECTED BY FADI SKEIKER

January 31 – February 19, 2023

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A group of American actors performing a Syrian soap opera are shocked to realize the limits of their own cultural understanding.

Two couples at dinner. An unexpected profession of love. An untimely proposal. A stolen kiss. But when the soap opera gets interrupted, the tables are turned on the performers … and the audience.

This daring new play is directed by Syrian-born University of the Arts Professor Fadi Skeiker, making his Wilma debut, and features members of the Wilma HotHouse Company.

“The play asks: What does it mean when someone else is representing you?” Skeiker said.

The play was a hit when it had its American Premiere in DC. The Washington Post called it “urgent and gripping.”

“I laughed uproariously, and I was moved to tears. …. This is art that has an impact. … Do not, I repeat do not, miss this show.”DCTheatreArts

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SAFETY PLAN

Masks are currently required to attend our performances, and must be continually worn inside the theatre. Vaccination is highly recommended but not required. Masking helps protect our audience and performers, and avoid performance cancellations. LEARN MORE

OPEN CAPTIONED AND AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE

Open Captioning and an Audio Describer will be available on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. Please contact the Box Office if you plan to use these services and/or need special accommodations.

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