Cade Martin
Performance Dates

A standing double-date quickly becomes a hilarious farce as four friends unburden theirs hearts and reveal their secret passions. But is anything really what it seems to be? An intense, furtive video chat with what might be an exiled author, living on the run while escaping persecution, slowly upends both their world and ours. Can we recover what’s been lost in translation?

This U.S. premiere by “Chile’s most acclaimed playwright-director of the last two decades” (LA Times) is a disquieting exploration of the limitations of art in grappling with the suffocating effects of an oppressive regime. Politically charge and emotionally urgent, it dares us to question whether we can truly understand other cultures…because just when we think we get Kiss, it gets us instead.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
100 minutes


Hadeel / Andrea
Youssif / Daniel
Ahmed / Martin
Woman / Ameera's Sister

Creative Team

Set Designer
Costume Designer
Sound Designer
Lighting Designer
Projections/Media Designer
Dramaturg: Kirsten Bowen