MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 18, 1999
Closing Date
Dec 30, 2001
1st Preview
Oct 25, 1999
1st Preview
Oct 25, 1999
Previews
28
Performances
881
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Nov 18, 1999 - Dec 30, 2001)

Setting
Ford's Theatre, Baltimore. June 1948.

Produced by Roger Berlind and Roger Horchow; Associate Producer: Richard Goodwin and Edwin W. Schloss
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Sam Spewack and Bella Spewack; From "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare; Uncredited contributions by John Guare; Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky; Dance arrangements by David Chase; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by Michael Blakemore; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Choreographer: Rob Ashford
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Associate Scenic Design: David Peterson; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Associate Costume Design: Marion Williams; Assistant Costume Design: Eden Miller and Kristian Kraai; Assistant to Mr. Pakledinaz: Juliet Ouyoung; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Assistant Lighting Design: Traci Klainer and Michael P. Jones; Moving Light Programmer: Josh Weitzman and Kai Harada; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Ron Gubin; Associate Co. Mgr: Elie Landau
Production Supervisor: Steven Zweigbaum; Production Manager: Arthur Siccardi; Stage Manager: Àra Marx; Assistant Stage Mgr: Elaine Bayless
Conducted by Paul Gemignani; Associate Conductor: Mark Mitchell; Assistant Conductor: Annbritt Gemmer; Concertmistress: Suzanne Ornstein; Keyboard: Mark Mitchell; Violin: Suzanne Ornstein and Xin Zhao; Viola/Violin: Richard Brice; Cello: Igor Scedrov; Woodwind #1: Dennis Anderson; Woodwind #2: Eric Weidman; Woodwind #3: Charles Pillow; Woodwind #4: Don McGeen; Trumpet #1: Dominic Derasse; Trumpet #2: Larry Lunetta; Trombone: Bruce Eidem; French Horn: Ronald Sell; Drums/Percussion: Paul Pizzuti; Bass: John Beal; Synthesizer Programmer: Bruce Samuels
Special Effects by Chic Silber; Associate Special Effects: Bill McComb; Flying effects provided by ZFX, Inc.
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: TMG Marketing & Publicity; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Dance Captain: Carol Lee Meadows
Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Oct 25, 1999 - May 27, 2001
Fred Graham / Petruchio
Oct 25, 1999 - Jan 28, 2001
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Oct 25, 1999 - Aug 19, 2001
Harrison Howell
Harry Trevor / Baptista
Hattie
Second Man
Lois Lane / Bianca
Oct 25, 1999 - Apr 22, 2001
First Man
Eric Michael Gillett
Broadway debut
Ralph
Stage Manager
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Philip
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Hortensio (Second Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Haberdasher
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Gremio (First Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Pops
Stage Doorman
 
Ensemble
Gregory
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Cab Driver
 
Nathaniel
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Standby: Merwin Foard (Fred Graham / Petruchio, Petruchio, Harrison Howell)
Understudies: Patty Goble (Lilli Vanessi / Katharine), Blake Hammond (First Man, Second Man), JoAnn M. Hunter (Lois Lane / Bianca), Nancy Lemenager (Lois Lane / Bianca), Michael X. Martin (Fred Graham / Petruchio, Second Man, Harrison Howell), Kevin Neil McCready (Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), Robert Ousley (Harry Trevor / Baptista), Vince Pesce (Hortensio (Second Suitor)), T. Oliver Reid (Paul, Hortensio (Second Suitor), Gremio (First Suitor)), Cynthia Sophiea (Hattie) and Jerome Vivona (Gremio (First Suitor))

Martin Beck Theatre (Nov 18, 1999 - Dec 30, 2001)

Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone
Associate Co. Mgr: Heidi Neven; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
Stage Manager: Elaine Bayless; Assistant Stage Mgr: Pat Sosnow (Mar 20, 2001 - ?) and Scott Pegg; Production Stage Manager: Àra Marx
Associate Conductor: Annbritt duChateau
Dance Captain: Vince Pesce; Assistant Dance Captain: John MacInnis; Press Associate: Amy Jacobs and Juliana Hannett

Cast

Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
May 29, 2001 - Dec 30, 2001
Fred Graham / Petruchio
Jan 30, 2001 - Dec 30, 2001
Harrison Howell
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Sep 19, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000
Harry Trevor / Baptista
Lois Lane / Bianca
Apr 24, 2001 - Jun 17, 2001
Lois Lane / Bianca
Jun 19, 2001 - Dec 30, 2001
First Man
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Aug 21, 2000 - Sep 17, 2000
 
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Dec 19, 2000 - Dec 30, 2001
Gremio (First Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Cab Driver
 
Nathaniel
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
The Ensemble
The Ensemble
 
Hortensio (Second Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Harrison Howell
Harrison Howell
Ensemble
Hortensio (Second Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ashley Hull
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Philip
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Hortensio (Second Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Ensemble
Nov 01, 2001 - Jan 01, 2002
 
Philip
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Nov 01, 2001 - Jan 01, 2002
Dancer
 
Dance Captain
Ensemble
Ensemble
circa. Apr 2001 - Dec 30, 2001
 
Cab Driver
circa. Apr 2001 - Dec 30, 2001
 
Nathaniel
"Taming of the Shrew" player
circa. Apr 2001 - Dec 30, 2001
First Man
Understudies: Brad Anderson (Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), Michael Arnold (First Man, Gremio (First Suitor)), Jeffrey Broadhurst (Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), Tripp Hanson (Gremio (First Suitor), First Man), Joan Hess (Hattie), Harrison Howell (Second Man), Ashley Hull (Lois Lane / Bianca), Lorin Latarro (Lois Lane / Bianca), Darren Lee (Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), Kevin Ligon (Harry Trevor / Baptista, First Man, Second Man), John MacInnis (Hortensio (Second Suitor), Gremio (First Suitor), Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), Carol Lee Meadows (Lois Lane / Bianca), Corinne Melançon (Hattie), Christopher Morgan (Paul), Linda Mugleston (Lilli Vanessi / Katharine, Hattie), Vince Pesce (Paul, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio, Paul) and Lee A. Wilkins (Gremio (First Suitor))
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
Act 1
Sung By
Another Op'nin' Another Show
Hattie and 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
Fred Graham / Petruchio, Lilli Vanessi / Katharine, Lois Lane / Bianca and Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
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
Too Darn Hot
Paul 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 Women Are So Simple
Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Kiss Me, Kate (Reprise)
The Company

Tony Award®

Best Revival of a Musical

2000 Winner
Produced by Roger Berlind and Roger Horchow

Best Actor in a Musical

2000 Winner
Brian Stokes Mitchell
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Marin Mazzie
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

 

Best Scenic Design

2000 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner

Best Costume Design

2000 Winner
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
 

Best Lighting Design

2000 Nominee
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski
 

Best Choreography

2000 Nominee
Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall

Best Direction of a Musical

2000 Winner
Directed by Michael Blakemore

Best Orchestrations

2000 Winner
Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Revival of a Musical

2000 Winner
Produced by Roger Berlind and Roger Horchow

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2000 Winner
Brian Stokes Mitchell
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Marin Mazzie
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2000 Nominee
Lee Wilkof and Michael Mulheren
 

Outstanding Choreography

2000 Nominee
Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2000 Winner
Directed by Michael Blakemore

Outstanding Orchestrations

2000 Winner
Music orchestrated by Don Sebesky

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2000 Winner
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner

Outstanding Costume Design

2000 Winner
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
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Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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