By John Kander, Fred Ebb and Terence McNally. Hills Musical Company. Stirling Community Theatre. April 27 to May 12, 2012.
You don’t want to be kissed by the spider woman, but you do want to see the Hills’ Kiss of the Spider Woman, my oath.
The novel by Argentina’s Manuel Puig was published in 1976. He adapted the story to the stage in 1983 and two years later there was a film. The musical - music/lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb (Cabaret and Chicago) and book by Terrence McNally won seven 1993 Tony Awards - for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Best Costume Design, and for each of the three lead actors.