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Kiss Me, Kate   

Broadway Theatre, (1/08/1952 - 1/13/1952)
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Opening Date: Jan 08, 1952    
Closing Date: Jan 13, 1952 Total Performances: 8

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

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Saint Subber and Lemuel Ayers
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Sam Spewack and Bella Spewack; From "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: George Hirst
Staged by John C. Wilson; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
Production Stage Manager: Milton Stern
Charles AdrianEnsemble
Charles ArnettEnsemble
Doris AtkinsonEnsemble
Emory BassRalph
Stage Manager
Esta BeckEnsemble
Naomi BoneckEnsemble
Ernest BrownSpecialty Dancer
Lillyan BrownHattie
Nat BurnsHarry Trevor / Baptista
Jean CannonEnsemble
Sylvia ChaneyEnsemble
Charles CookSpecialty Dancer
Marilyn DayLois Lane / Bianca
Frank DerbasBill Calhoun / Lucentio
Harold DrakeEnsemble
Frank GreenEnsemble
Joseph GregoryEnsemble
Marilyn HansonEnsemble
Bill HarrisEnsemble
Holly HarrisLilli Vanessi / Katharine
Max HartCab Driver
Hank HenryFirst Man
Louise HoffmanEnsemble
Alfred HomanHortensio (Second Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Albertina HorstmannEnsemble
Jim HowardGremio (First Suitor)
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Lionel InceHarrison Howell
Bobby JohnsonPaul
Sparky KayeSecond Man
Jay KleindorfEnsemble
Jan KovacHaberdasher
"Taming of the Shrew" player
Bruce LaffeyStage Doorman
Roland LandryEnsemble
Claire MallardyEnsemble
Julie MarloweEnsemble
Janet MedlinEnsemble
Florence MillerEnsemble
Jess RamirezEnsemble
Pat SayersEnsemble
Bobra SuitorEnsemble
Edward WhitmanEnsemble
Robert WrightFred Graham / Petruchio
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Another Op'nin' Another ShowHattie and The Company
Why Can't You BehaveLois Lane / Bianca and Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
WunderbarFred Graham / Petruchio and Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
So in LoveLilli Vanessi / Katharine
We Open in VeniceFred Graham / Petruchio, Lilli Vanessi / Katharine, Lois Lane / Bianca and Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Tom, Dick or HarryLois Lane / Bianca, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio, Gremio (First Suitor) ("Taming of the Shrew" player) and Hortensio (Second Suitor) ("Taming of the Shrew" player)
I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in PaduaFred Graham / Petruchio and The Men
I Hate MenLilli Vanessi / Katharine
Were Thine That Special FaceFred Graham / Petruchio
Cantiamo D'AmoreThe Ensemble
Kiss Me, KateFred Graham / Petruchio, Lilli Vanessi / Katharine and The Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Too Darn HotPaul 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 OnHarrison Howell and Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
BiancaBill Calhoun / Lucentio and The Ensemble
So in Love (Reprise) Fred Graham / Petruchio
Brush Up Your ShakespeareFirst Man and Second Man
PavaneLois Lane / Bianca, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio and The Ensemble
I Am Ashamed That Women Are So SimpleLilli Vanessi / Katharine
Kiss Me, Kate (Reprise) The Company