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Stop Kiss follows two women, Sara and Callie, who meet in New York and become fast friends. But after developing feelings for one another, the pair share a first kiss that results in some serious drama.
Photo courtesy of Peter's Alley Theatre Productions
Stop Kiss follows two women, Sara and Callie, who meet in New York and become fast friends. But after developing feelings for one another, the pair share a first kiss that results in some serious drama.

Sept. 24-29: Stop Kiss
First kisses can by amazing, unforgettable, and downright embarrassing. But in, Stop Kiss by American playwright Diana Son, a preliminary peck between two friends triggers a violent attack that changes their lives forever. This show by Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions will be on stage through Sunday at Theatre on the Run in Arlington.

Sept. 24-25: The Václav Havel Project: Antiwords and The Unveiling
Tonight and tomorrow you can celebrate the life and work of playwright and politician Václav Havel. As part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, Alliance for New Music-Theatre presents a double bill of Unveiling and Antiwords, which is set in a brewery and follows an argument between a worker and his manager. The Unveiling centers on a rich couple and their dissident playwright friend, who comes to visit only to realize how far he and his pals have grown apart. You can see The Václav Havel Project at 8 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast.

Music: “Suck My Kiss” by The String Quartet

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