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Kiss Me, Kate archiveBased 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.


Michelle Bishop (Ensemble), Alex Bourne (Fred Graham/Petruchio), Kevin Brewis (Riley/Hortensio), Wendy Mae Brown (Hattie), David Burt (Gangster), Christopher Dickins (Pops), Adam Garcia (Bill Calhoun/Lucentio), Paul Grunert (Harry Trevor/Baptista Minola), Mark Heenehan (General Harrison Howell), Shaun Henson (Ensemble), Samuel Holmes (Flynt/Gremio), Holly James (Ensemble), Richard Jones (Ensemble), Carolyn Maitland (Ensemble), Jo Morris (Ensemble), Harry Morrison (Ensemble), Jason Pennycooke (Paul), Tanya Robb (Ensemble), Clive Rowe (Gangster 2), Warren Sollars (Ensemble), Holly Dale Spencer (Lois Lane/Bianca), Kate Tydman (Ensemble), Hannah Waddingham (Villi Vanessi/Katherine Minola)


Music(s): Cole Porter, Chris Egan (orchestration)
Lyrics: Cole Porter
Book by(s): Sam Spewack, Bella Spewack
Corporate Sponsor(s): Henry Adams (Chichester), Oval Insurance Broking (Chichester), Seaward Properties (Chichester), John Wiley & Sons (Chichester), Bank of America (Old Vic), Merrill Lynch (Old Vic)
Producer: Festival Theatre
Director: Trevor Nunn
Design: Robert Jones
Choreographer: Stephen Mear
Musical Director: Gareth Valentine
Lighting: Tim Mitchell
Sound: Paul Groothuis
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Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T0302052387. Details of all Kiss Me, Kate archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1575

Archive Listings

20 Nov 12
2 Mar 13
Old Vic Theatre
West End
Greater London
18 Jun 12
1 Sep 12
Chichester Festival Theatre
West Sussex

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