Gender
Male
Born
Jun 09, 1891
Peru, Indiana, USA
Died
Oct 15, 1964
Santa Monica, California, USA
Composer Lyricist
Also Known As
Cole Albert Porter [Birthname]
Kiss Me, Kate (Mar 14, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Sylvia (Oct 27, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
PlayComedyOriginal
Bullets Over Broadway (Apr 10, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014)
  • Additional lyrics by Cole Porter
  • Additional music by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Anything Goes (Apr 07, 2011 - Jul 08, 2012)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Come Fly Away (Mar 25, 2010 - Sep 05, 2010)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
MusicalDanceOriginal
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalOriginal
The Man Who Came to Dinner (Jul 27, 2000 - Oct 08, 2000)
  • Featuring "What Am I To Do" by Cole Porter
PlayComedyRevival
Kiss Me, Kate (Nov 18, 1999 - Dec 30, 2001)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Marlene (Apr 11, 1999 - May 02, 1999)
  • Additional lyrics by Cole Porter
  • Additional numbers by Cole Porter
MusicalOriginal
Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
High Society (Apr 27, 1998 - Aug 30, 1998)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Anything Goes (Oct 19, 1987 - Sep 03, 1989)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Can-Can (Apr 30, 1981 - May 03, 1981)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
The Man Who Came to Dinner (Jun 26, 1980 - Sep 07, 1980)
  • Featuring "What Am I to Do," written expressly for this play as a gift to the authors, by Cole Porter
PlayComedyRevival
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine (May 01, 1980 - Sep 27, 1981)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedy RevueOriginal
Happy New Year (Apr 27, 1980 - May 10, 1980)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalOriginal
Night and Day (Nov 27, 1979 - Feb 16, 1980)
  • Featuring "Night and Day" by Cole Porter
PlayOriginal
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
SpecialDanceOriginal
Murray Louis Dance Company (Apr 11, 1978 - Apr 16, 1978)
  • "The Canarsie Venus" music by Cole Porter
SpecialDanceOriginal
Mr. Wonderful (Mar 22, 1956 - Feb 23, 1957)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
All in One (Apr 19, 1955 - May 28, 1955)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
PlayDanceOriginal
Silk Stockings (Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
At Home With Ethel Waters (Sep 22, 1953 - Oct 10, 1953)
  • Music for "Love For Sale" by Cole Porter
SpecialRevueOriginal
Can-Can (May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Jan 08, 1952 - Jan 13, 1952)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Out of This World (Dec 21, 1950 - May 05, 1951)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Dec 30, 1948 - Jul 28, 1951)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Around the World (May 31, 1946 - Aug 03, 1946)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Incidental score by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalExtravaganzaOriginal
Seven Lively Arts (Dec 07, 1944 - May 12, 1945)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevueOriginal
Mexican Hayride (Jan 28, 1944 - Mar 17, 1945)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Something for the Boys (Jan 07, 1943 - Jan 08, 1944)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Let's Face It! (Oct 29, 1941 - Mar 20, 1943)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Panama Hattie (Oct 30, 1940 - Jan 03, 1942)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Du Barry Was a Lady (Dec 06, 1939 - Dec 12, 1940)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Man Who Came to Dinner (Oct 16, 1939 - Jul 12, 1941)
  • Featuring a song by Cole Porter
PlayComedyOriginal
Leave It to Me! (Nov 09, 1938 - Jul 15, 1939)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
You Never Know (Sep 21, 1938 - Nov 26, 1938)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalPlayOriginal
Red, Hot and Blue (Oct 29, 1936 - Apr 10, 1937)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Jubilee (Oct 12, 1935 - Mar 07, 1936)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Anything Goes (Nov 21, 1934 - Nov 16, 1935)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Gay Divorce (Nov 29, 1932 - Jul 01, 1933)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
The New Yorkers (Dec 08, 1930 - May 02, 1931)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevue SatireOriginal
Wake Up and Dream (Dec 30, 1929 - Apr 26, 1930)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevueOriginal
Fifty Million Frenchmen (Nov 27, 1929 - Jul 05, 1930)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
Paris (Oct 08, 1928 - Mar 23, 1929)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Greenwich Village Follies [1924] (Sep 16, 1924 - Jan 03, 1925)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevueOriginal
As You Were (Jan 27, 1920 - May 29, 1920)
  • Additional music and lyrics by Cole Porter
PlayRevueOriginal
Hitchy-Koo [1919] (Oct 06, 1919 - Nov 22, 1919)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevueOriginal
See America First (Mar 28, 1916 - Apr 08, 1916)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedy OperaOriginal
Miss Information (Oct 05, 1915 - Nov 13, 1915)
  • Additional lyrics by Cole Porter
  • Additional music by Cole Porter
PlayComedy Play with musicOriginal
Hands Up (Jul 22, 1915 - Sep 03, 1915)
  • Additional lyrics by Cole Porter
  • Additional music by Cole Porter
MusicalComedy MelodramaOriginal
Dirty Dancing (Aug 21, 2014 - Jun 25, 2017)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalOriginal
Anything Goes (Oct 02, 2012 - Nov 17, 2013)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 19, 2006 - Jun 10, 2007)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Jun 19, 2001 - Jun 16, 2002)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Fosse (Sep 14, 1999 - Feb 17, 2002)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Anything Goes (Sep 08, 1989 - Jun 24, 1990)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Anything Goes (Oct 18, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
Can-Can (Feb 02, 1988 - Feb 26, 1989)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalComedyRevival
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine (Nov 20, 1981 - May 23, 1982)
  • Featuring songs by Cole Porter
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Cole Porter
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
Anything Goes (Apr 01, 2002 - Apr 01, 2002)
  • Music by Cole Porter
  • Lyrics by Cole Porter
SpecialBenefitRevival

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
Music by Cole Porter

Best Musical

1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
Lyrics by Cole Porter

Best Composer and Lyricist

1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
Music by Cole Porter

Best Composer and Lyricist

1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
Lyrics by Cole Porter

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