Opera Scotland

Kiss Me, Kate

Music

Cole Porter

Text

Samuel and Bella Spewack (book)

Cole Porter (Lyrics)

Source

Comedy The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

 

Premieres

First Performance: New York (New Century Theatre), 30 December 1947.

First Performance in UK: London (Coliseum), 8 March 1951.

First Performance in Scotland: tbc.

 

Background

The Cast

Bill Calhoun
 Lucentio
Fred Graham
 Petruchio
Harry Trevor
 Baptista
Hattie
 Lilli's maid
Lilli Vanessi
 Katharine
Lois Lane
 Bianca
Ralph
 the stage manager

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