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25/06/1991 "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" opens at the Manhattan Theatre Club at City Center

Lips Together, Teeth Apart is a play by American playwright Terrence McNally. The play, which premiered Off-Broadway in 1991, concerns two straight couples who spend a weekend in a gay community. There was some controversy about the meaning of the title, which was never clearly defined for the public.


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