VenueTheatre Royal
TownNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyTyne and Wear
From6th November 2015
To7th November 2015
When14:15, 19:15
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Kiss Me, Kate

Based on Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. Two gangsters are despatched to extract a debt from the leading man of a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. They arrive on its First Night, in the middle of a blazing row between the show's stars and end up on stage singing Brush Up Your Shakespeare.
Music Cole Porter
Lyrics Cole Porter
Book by Sam Spewack
Book by Bella Spewack

Archive :: production:T0458815697, musical:S1575, venue:V570

Production details

Sung in English. New Production


Producer Opera North
Producer Welsh National Opera
Conductor David Charles Abell
Conductor Oliver Rundell (assistant conductor)
Director Jo Davies
Choreographer Will Tuckett
Design Colin Richmond
Costume Colin Richmond
Lighting Natasha Chivers
Performer Quirijn de Lang (Fred Graham)
Performer Jeni Bern (Lilli Vanessi)
Performer Tiffany Graves (Lois Lane)
Performer Ashley Day (Bill Calhoun)
Performer Callum Train (Hortensio)
Performer Emmanuel Kojo (Gremio)
Performer Katie Kerr (Hattie)
Performer Wayne Robinson (Paul)
Performer John Savournin (Gunman)
Performer Joseph Shovelton (Gunman)
Performer James Hayes (Harry Trevor)
Performer Peter Harding (Harrison Howell)
Performer Jacade Simpson (Nathaniel)
Performer Joshua Da Costa (Gregory)
Performer Emile Ruddock (Phillip)

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