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Kiss Me, Kate   

Studio 54, (3/14/2019 - 6/30/2019)
First Preview: Feb 14, 2019 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Mar 14, 2019    
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2019 Total Performances: 5
as of March 17, 2019

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Ford's Theatre, Baltimore. June 1948.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director/CEO; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers: General Manager; Steve Dow: Chief Administrative Officer)
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director/CEO; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers: General Manager; Steve Dow: Chief Administrative Officer)
Book by Sam Spewack and Bella Spewack; Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Dance arrangements by David Chase; Additional Material by: Amanda Green; Additional Orchestrations by Michael Starobin and Ned Paul Ginsburg; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Scott Ellis; Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Jeff Mahshie; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Christian McCulloch
Executive Producer: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Penelope Daulton
Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Production Stage Manager: Jeffrey Rodriguez; Stage Manager: Larry Smiglewski
Conducted by Paul Gemignani; Associate Conductor: Mark Mitchell; Keyboard: Mark Mitchell; Violin/Concertmaster: Sylvia D'Avanzo; Violin: Bob Zubrycki; Viola: Richard Brice; Cello: Roger Shell; Bass: John Beal; Drums, Percussion, Timpani: Paul Pizzuti; Guitars, Mandolin: Justin Rothberg; Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Soprano Sax, Soprano Recorder: Eric Weidman; Flue, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Alto Recorder: Greg Thymius; Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet, Tenor Sax: Julie Pacheco; Bassoon, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Sax: Don McGeen; Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet: Dominic Derasse; Trumpet: John Bailey; French Horn: Judy Lee; Trombone, Bass Trombone: Bruce Eidem; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Associate Keyboard Programmer: Sam Starobin and Tim Crook; Music Copying: Katharine Edmonds/Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Jim Carnahan, CSA and Stephen Kopel C.S.A.; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Roundabout Director of Marketing: Elizabeth Kandel; Roundabout Director of Development: Christopher Nave, CFRE; Roundabout Founding Director: Gene Feist; Roundabout Adams Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet and Christian Kelly-Sordelet; Dance Captain: Erica Mansfield; Fight Captain: Preston Truman Boyd; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Kelli O'Hara
Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Will Chase
Fred Graham / Petruchio
Corbin Bleu
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Terence Archie
Harrison Howell
Mel Johnson, Jr.
Harry Trevor / Baptista
James T. Lane
Stephanie Styles
Broadway debut
Lois Lane / Bianca
Adrienne Walker
Lance Coadie Williams
Second Man
John Pankow
First Man
Darius Barnes
Preston Truman Boyd
Will Burton
Gremio (First Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Derrick Cobey
Jesmille Darbouze
Broadway debut
Rick Faugno
Hortensio (Second Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Haley Fish
Tanya Haglund
Erica Mansfield
Marissa McGowan
Justin Prescott
Christine Cornish Smith
Sherisse Springer
Broadway debut
Sam Strasfeld
Swings: Sarah Meahl and Travis Waldschmidt
Understudies: Preston Truman Boyd (First Man, Fred Graham / Petruchio, Second Man), Will Burton (Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), Derrick Cobey (Harrison Howell, Harry Trevor / Baptista), Jesmille Darbouze (Hattie), Marissa McGowan (Lilli Vanessi / Katharine), Justin Prescott (Paul) and Christine Cornish Smith (Lois Lane / Bianca)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Another Op'nin' Another Show The Company
Why Can't You Behave Lois Lane / Bianca and Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Wunderbar Fred Graham / Petruchio and Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
So in Love Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
We Open in Venice Lilli Vanessi / Katharine, Fred Graham / Petruchio, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio and Lois Lane / Bianca
Tom, Dick or Harry Lois Lane / Bianca, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio, Gremio (First Suitor) and Hortensio (Second Suitor)
I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua Fred Graham / Petruchio and The Men
I Hate Men Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Were Thine That Special Face Fred Graham / Petruchio
Cantiamo D'Amore The Ensemble
Kiss Me, Kate Fred Graham / Petruchio, Lilli Vanessi / Katharine and The Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Entr'Acte Orchestra
Too Darn Hot Paul, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio, Hattie and The Ensemble
Where Is the Life That Late I Led? Fred Graham / Petruchio
Always True to You (In My Fashion) Lois Lane / Bianca
From This Moment On Harrison Howell and Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Bianca Bill Calhoun / Lucentio and The Ensemble
So in Love (Reprise) Fred Graham / Petruchio
Brush Up Your Shakespeare First Man and Second Man
Pavane Lois Lane / Bianca, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio and The Ensemble
I Am Ashamed That People Are So Simple Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Kiss Me, Kate (Reprise) Fred Graham / Petruchio, Lilli Vanessi / Katharine and The Company