The Kiss

Theatre (adaptation, storytelling)

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  • C venues – C aquila - studio
  • 16:55
  • Aug 10
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Rabbit’s Head Theatre Company
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains Distressing Themes, OtherLoud Music, Non-explicit references to suicide.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Heartwarming, funny and bursting with energy, The Kiss tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two soldiers. After the timid Ryabovitch is mistakenly kissed for the first time, his world is transformed. Overwhelmed, the wallflower soldier stumbles into a magical adventure. When he tries to tell his story, his relationship with his cocky and overconfident friend, Lobitko, is threatened. Adapted from Chekhov's short story, The Kiss cleverly blends physical comedy, live music and storytelling to create a fun and feel-good show that will have you laughing and crying all at once.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Seated chair lift to upper floors from foyer (requires transfer from wheelchair). If not taking the chair lift it is a flights of stairs plus an additional 4 steps to access the space. Assistance available. Please see staff on arrival or telephone 0131 581 5401.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Sean Davis 101 days ago

The Kiss (***)
In the 1930s, two Russian soldiers, one shy, and one rough and gregarious, visit a general’s fancy party, and the shy one leaves changed. This is a buddy show with each helping the other with their weakness. Though being true to his character, it is too bad that the rough one applies his diminished code of honor to his friend as well as women.

This was the 41st most enjoyable of the 76 shows I have seen so far this year. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website: www.fringefan.com.


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