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Stage Kiss - a play by Sarah Ruhl

20 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023

Top Sheffield amateur theatre group, Midland Players, return to the stage with the smart insightful contemporary comedy, ‘STAGE KISS’, by Sarah Ruhl.

First premiered in Chicago in 2011, this is likely to be a new show for many Sheffield theatre-goers.

Being prepared to engage in intimacies such as romantic kissing is part of any actor’s job, if audiences are to imagine they are seeing real life presented on the stage and not just a performance. Is it possible, however, to be so physically intimate with another person, through weeks of rehearsal and night after night of performance, without coming to feel a real romantic connection?

When a married actress returns to the stage following ‘a break’, only to unexpectedly find herself cast as the romantic partner of a former lover, stage-kisses rekindle old flames and the boundaries between what is acted and what is real grow blurred, with hilarious consequences.


£12 (£9 concessions)

Additional Information

To find out whether life imitates art as much as art imitates life, join Midland Players for ‘STAGE KISS’, which runs from Weds. 20th to Sat. 23rd Sept, with curtain up at 7.30 pm. This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Concorde Theatricals Ltd, on behalf of Samuel French. (NB Script contains some swearing, and brief references to abusive relationships, cannabis, sex, and sex work)