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Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.

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Kiss Me, Kate Production Information


Opening:

December 30, 1948

Closing:July 28, 1951
# Performances:1077
Theatres: New Century Theatre (New York, NY)
12/30/1948 - 7/28/1950

New Century Theatre (New York, NY)
12/30/1948 - 7/28/1950

Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
7/31/1950 - 7/28/1951

Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
7/31/1950 - 7/28/1951

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
 

 


Other Productions of Kiss Me, Kate


1948   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1949   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1951   West End London Production
West End
1952   Broadway Return Engagement [Broadway]
Broadway
1956   New York Unknown
New York
1965   Off-Broadway City Center Revival
Off-Broadway
1987   West End London Revival
West End
1999   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2001   West End London Production
West End
2012   West End Old Vic Theatre Production
West End

 


Audio Recordings


1948  Original Broadway Cast
1949 (i)  Studio Cast
1949 (ii)  Studio Cast
1951  Original London Cast
1953  Film Soundtrack
1953  Studio Cast
1959  London Studio Cast
1959  Original Cast Members
1959  Studio Cast
1963 (i)  Studio Cast
1963 (ii)  Studio Cast
1967  London Studio Cast
1968  Television Cast
1987  London Revival Cast
1990  Studio Cast
1993  Studio Cast
1996  Studio Cast
1999  Broadway Revival Cast
unknown (i)  Studio Cast
unknown (ii)  Studio Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

OTHER TITLES:

  • My Fair Lady (working title)

Score Overview


The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Another Op'nin', Another Show
a.k.a. Another Opening, Another Show
Another Op'nin' Dance
Why Can't You Behave?
a.k.a. Why Can't You Behave
Wunderbar
So in Love
a.k.a. So in Love Am I
We Open in Venice
Venice Dance
Tom, Dick or Harry
a.k.a. Tom, Dick, or Harry
Rose Dance
I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua
I Hate Men
Were Thine That Special Face
I Sing of Love
a.k.a. Cantiamo D'Amore
Tarantella
Kiss Me Kate
a.k.a. Kiss Me, Kate
Too Darn Hot
Too Darn Hot Dance
Where Is the Life That Late I Led?
a.k.a. Where Is the Life That Late I Led
Always True to You in My Fashion
a.k.a. Always True to You
Bianca
Brush Up Your Shakespeare
Pavanne
I Am Ashamed That Women Are So Simple
a.k.a. Women Are So Simple

Cut during rehearsals

It Was Great Fun the First Time
A Woman's Career
If Ever Married I'm

Unused

We Shall Never Be Younger
What Does Your Servant Dream About?
a.k.a. What Does Your Servant Dream About
I'm Afraid, Sweetheart, I Love You
Harlequin Ballerina

Added to the 1953 film version

From This Moment On

Awards

(winners are in red)

 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Authors (Musical)
Bella Spewack
Samuel Spewack
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Author in a Musical
Samuel Spewack
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Authors in a Musical
Bella Spewack
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Costumes
Lemuel Ayers
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Musical
Kiss Me Kate
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Producer (Musical)
Saint-Subber
Lemuel Ayers
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Costumes
Lemuel Ayers
 
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