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Kiss Me Like You Mean It

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"A celebration of life and love"

Kiss Me Like You Mean It by Chris Chibnall

March 16 to 24

Tony and Ruth are young strangers who meet for the first time in a backyard at 3:00am. Don and Edie are an old couple, married for over 50 years. During the course of the play we get to know a lot about these two couples and their relationships - one just starting and one just ending.

Kiss Me Like You Mean It is about love - the beginning of a love and the end of a love. It is also about making the most of every opportunity that life presents us with. While it deals with what could be a dark theme the play is topical, full of humour and touchingly optimistic.

Chris Chibnall wrote the play when he was at the start of a relationship, hoping it would continue; two years later he was married to the girl who inspired the play.

Kiss Me Like You Mean It is a celebration of love and life; it examines the nature of love, how it can start and change in the course of an enduring relationship.


Strong Adult Themes and Coarse language

Running time

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute interval

Opening Night!

Come along at 7:30pm on 16 March and help us celebrate opening night and enjoy complimentary refreshments before the show.

Ticket Prices:

All tickets: $17
Kiss Me Like You Mean It is not part of our Season Ticket subscription.
Special discounts for large groups over 20 – contact info@maitlandreptheatre.org for more details.


Bookings open in January 2018 when you can book online or call the Maitland Visitor Information Centre to book on 02 4931 2800 (10 - 3 daily)

The Directors:

Directed by Brendon Harris
Assistant Director: Jacob Agius

The Cast:

Zac Smith – Tony
Hope Maguire – Ruth
Maria Bardakos – Edie
Michael Smythe – Don

Performance Dates/Times:

Evenings at 8:00pm:
March: Fri 16, Sat 17, Fri 23, Sat 24

Matinee at 2:00pm:
March: Sun 18

Doors open 30 minutes before performances*