Kiss Me, Kate Broadway
In the constellation of musical comedy masterpieces, Kiss Me, Kate shines as perhaps Broadway's most sparkling achievement.
This is the winner of the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical, alive with onstage romance, backstage passion, comedy high and low, a hilarious dash of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, and the songwriting genius of Cole Porter at his stylish, sexy, sophisticated best, including "Too Darn Hot," "So In Love" and "Always True To You In My Fashion." Once again, Roundabout catapults you to musical comedy heaven, with a brand-new Kiss Me, Kate.
Scott Ellis directs Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, and more - now thru June 2 only!
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by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed spring production of Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with music direction by Paul Gemignani, after 30 preview performances and 125 regular performances. Before the cast takes their final bows, we're flashing back through its journey on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Richard Kind will return to Roundabout's stage, following his Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning performance in The Big Knife, in Kiss Me, Kate. Kind will reprise the role of "Second Man," which he played in Roundabout's 2016 benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate.
by Stage Tube - June 10, 2019
The Kiss Me, Kate cast turns up the heat at the 2019 Tony Awards with a performance of 'Too Darn Hot.'
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 2019
Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 Broadway Cast Recording is available for digital download and streaming starting today, Friday, June 7.
by BWW News Desk - June 6, 2019
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release the 2019 Broadway Cast Recording for Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate. The album will be released for digital download and streaming on Friday, June 7. The CD release is planned for later this year.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 Broadway Cast Recording, is available for digital pre-order starting today, Friday, May 31.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Last night at Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE the company had a very special guest backstage before the show: Grayce Spence - the only living member of the cast of the original Broadway production of Kiss Me, Kate!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
As we celebrate Tony Award season, Kiss Me, Kate - winner of the first Tony for best musical in 1949 - will offer $49 tickets to the first 100 "Kates" at the Studio 54 Box Office!
by Stage Tube - April 30, 2019
This morning, the cast of the Tony-nominated musical 'Kiss Me, Kate' hit the plaza during TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of 'Too Darn Hot.'
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 26, 2019
Kiss Me, Kate is bringing audiences to their feet every night at Studio 54, where it opened just last month. Check out new highlights of Will Chase performing 'I've Come to Wive it Wealthily in Padua' and Corbin Bleu performing 'Bianca' below! Click here for even more of the Kiss Me, Kate cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2019
Ghostlight Records has announced it will record a new cast album of Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, based on the current hit production from the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO). The show is directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with music direction by Paul Gemignani and features a book by Sam and Bella Spewack, and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Kiss Me, Kate marks the 24th cast album recording for Roundabout Theatre Company, since launching the musical theatre program with She Loves Me in 1993. The album, produced by Kurt Deutsch and Lawrence Manchester, will be recorded Monday, April 22.
BWW Invite: RSVP Now to Watch a Live Q&A With Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, and More From KISS ME, KATE!
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2019
SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The series is hosted by BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge.
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2019
It's been almost twenty years since the last rival of Kiss, Me Kate opened on Broadway, and yet, theatregoers can get a quick glimpse of the last incarnation on the Studio 54 stage today. Roundabout just revealed that costume designer Jeff Mashie included a hat worn by the late Marin Mazzie, in his design for Kelli O'Hara. Mazzie played the role 'Kate/Lilli Vanessi, in 1999.
by Stage Tube - March 25, 2019
On today's episode of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Corbin Bleu stopped by to talk about starring in the Roundabout production of 'Kiss Me, Kate' on Broadway. Bleu discusses the dance-heavy show, and how one number was even turned into a tap number for him!
Company Members From KISS ME, KATE Will Give a Talk and Perform at The Sheen Center as Part of Backstage Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2019
On Monday, April 1 The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will launch its new series, Backstage Broadway with a special event featuring company members from the Roundabout Theatre Company's hit revival of Kiss Me Kate.
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company announces a four-week extension of the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, after opening to rave reviews on March 14, 2019.
by Walter McBride - March 17, 2019
Kiss Me, Kate officially opened on Broadway Thursday, March 14. As per Broadway tradition, the Legacy Robe was awarded to the ensemble member with the most Broadway credits, in this case, Erica Mansfield!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 17, 2019
Broadway is officially too, too, too darn hot! The Cole Porter classic, Kiss Me, Kate, starring Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase, just opened on Thursday night at Studio 54.
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 15, 2019
Last night's opening night of Kiss Me, Kate at Studio 54 was too darn hot, and we got a sneak peek at all of the behind-the-scenes shenanigans thanks to cast member Sarah Meahl's Instagram Story takeover! So if you missed all the fun (or just want to relive it all again), we've collected posts from throughout the day to give you a glimpse at what it's like to open a Broadway show. Check out all of the Wunderbar footage below!
by Walter McBride - March 15, 2019
Kiss Me, Kate officially opened last night, March 14, at Roundabout's Studio 54. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 2, 2019. Check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!