Kiss of the Spider Woman
Published by AmberLane Press
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Two prisoners share a cell in an Argentinian jail
Valentin, a young Marxist revolutionary, is contemptuous of the older Molina who is gay, yet a deep friendship develops
But the guards are bribing Molina with the promise of an early release if he can get his cellmate to talk...
Translation by Allan Baker of the stage adaptation by Manuel Puig of his own novel
First performed at the Bush Theatre, London in 1985 starring Simon Callow and Mark Rylance, it went on to become a major film, starring William Hurt, and also a musical