Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate will celebrate its official Broadway opening Broadway March 14. In anticipation, the production shares a highlight reel featuring dances, songs, and more. Watch the video above.
Kiss Me, Kate began performances February 14 at Studio 54. The show features an updated libretto by Tony-nominated composer-lyricist Amanda Green and direction by Scott Ellis with choreography by Warren Carlyle.
Kiss Me, Kate stars Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara as Lilli Vanessi/Kate and Will Chase as Fred Graham/Petruchio. They are joined by James T. Lane as Paul, Corbin Bleu as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun, Terence Archie as Harrison Howell, Mel Johnson Jr. as Harry Trevor/Baptista, Stephanie Styles as Lois Lane/Bianca, Adrienne Walker as Hattie, and Lance Coadie Williams and John Pankow as Gangsters.
Rounding out the cast are Darius Barnes, Preston Truman Boyd, Will Burton, Derrick Cobey, Jesmille Darbouze, Rick Faugno, Haley Fish, Tanya Haglund, Erica Mansfield, Marissa McGowan, Sarah Meahl, Justin Prescott, Christine Cornish Smith, Sherisse Springer, Sam Strasfeld, and Travis Waldschmidt.
Kiss Me, Kate features a score by Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack. The Roundabout revival feature music direction by Paul Gemignani, orchestrations by Larry Hochman, dance arrangements by David Chase, sets by David Rockwell, costumes by Jeff Mahshie, lighting design by Donald Holder, sound design by Brian Ronan, and hair and wig design by David Brian Brown.