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April 27–May 19, 2018

By Guillermo Calderón
Directed by Evan Yionoulis

Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel Street


A standing double date in Damascus quickly escalates into farce as four friends unburden their hearts and reveal their secret passions. But as civil war wages outside, nothing is really what it seems to be. Kiss is a politically charged and emotionally resonant exploration of what gets lost in translation: the unfathomable human toll of a nation in chaos. 

Community Conversation: The Syria that America Never Got to Know
Saturday, May 19, following the 2PM performance

Chris George, Executive Director of IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services), moderates a post-show conversation with refugees from varied geographic areas of Syria about Syrian culture, both as it was there and is cultivated now in the U.S.

The Artists

Creative Team

Cast Members