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Based on The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

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131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
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by E.H. Reiter - Oct 8, 2022
You may watch a show and root for the leads to get their heart's desire, but the audience always walks away laughing at the memorable supporting characters. Taking this as inspiration Alyssa Anne Austin created her one-woman show ALWAYS A BANANA, NEVER THE BRIDE: AN ODE TO BROADWAY’S: “LESSER LADIES” which is playing at the OB Playhouse from October 22 - 24th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present vocalist Christian Holder in his new show “Dreams and Inspiration” – featuring a special appearance by Donna McKechnie – on Monday, November 7 at 8:30 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2022
Eli Bauman, Monica Saunders Weinberg, MB Artists, and Michael Donovan proudly present the world premiere of 44 - The unOFFICIAL, unSANCTIONED OBAMA MUSICAL, as told through the hazy recollection of Joe Biden.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 6, 2022
A new, original musical based on an amazing, true story from the Second World War, Glory Ride, will have its world premiere in the main theatre at The Other Palace as a staged concert from 14 - 16 November 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022
The York Theatre Company has announced the full cast and creative team for will the New York premiere of Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road, conceived by Susan H. Schulman, Michael Lichtefeld, and Lawrence Yurman, developed with Hoagy Bix Carmichael, and featuring music by the legendary Hoagy Carmichael. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022
Classic Stage Company's 2022 Annual Gala will honor recently-departed Artistic Director John Doyle. The Gala will take place on Monday, October 24 at 6pm at Capitale.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022
In MY OWN DIRECTIONS: A Black Man's Journey in the American Theatre, Sheldon Epps recounts his rollercoaster ride of a life in the theatre, with all the excitement and occasional anguish that come with the highs and lows.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club will present its Winter Benefit on Monday, January 23 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W. 54th Street). The festive evening will feature a cocktail reception, an elegant dinner, and an exclusive, one-night-only performance by Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kelli O'Hara, accompanied by Dan Lipton.
by Cara Joy David - Oct 31, 2022
Dancer/choreographer/teacher Chet Walker - a Fosse dancer who later co-conceived FOSSE and choreographed the 2013 PIPPIN revival - died on October 21 from a glioblastoma tumor. Here, his legacy is honored by some of Broadway's most influential dancers and choreographers, including Sergio Trujillo, Andy Blankenbuehler and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2022
The American Theatre Guild presents the Toledo engagement of THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT. This production is part of the BROADWAY IN TOLEDO SERIES and will take the Stranahan Theater stage November 6, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022
The Fulton Theatre has announced complete casting of their holiday production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Will Ray (Bob Wallace) and Hanley Smith (Betty Haynes) join forces once again.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022
Eddie Cooper, Lilli Cooper and Jennifer Sánchez will join Santino Fontana for Red Bull Theater's all-star benefit performance of Your Own Thing, the 1968 hit Off-Broadway rock musical suggested by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. This one-night-only performance will take place Monday December 12th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022
The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting season four of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK. The Guild celebrates writers from a diverse array of backgrounds and how they’ve built meaningful careers within a constantly evolving industry. The first episode of the season debuts today with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Listen here!
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2022
Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
by Show Highlights - Oct 22, 2022
The World Premiere of Only Gold, now in previews at MCC Theater, will open on Monday November 7 for a limited run through November 27, 2022. Only Gold is a new musical with music and lyrics by platinum recording artist Kate Nash and a book by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler and Ted Malawer at MCC Theater. See photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022
Performances of The 5th Avenue Theatre's original staging of The Wiz, the beloved reimagining of The Wizard of Oz that celebrates and centers Black joy, starts one month from today on Saturday, November 19, running through December 23, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022
Birdland Jazz Club will present the New York concert debut of actress and vocalist Maddie Baillio – best known for her appearances in the Amazon film Cinderella and NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” – on Monday, November 21 at 7:00 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2022
Caroling is a time-honored Christmas tradition that brings joy to entire communities. This holiday season the caroling tradition is elevated in three special concerts around the Southland on three consecutive Sundays during December. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022
The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, closes their 2022 season with A Christmas Story, The Musical, previewing Wednesday, November 2, opening November 9 at 7:30pm and closing January 1, 2023. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment has announced the casting for the world premiere of Claus The Musical which will run at The Lowry from 14 December 2022 – 8 January. The cast includes Georgie Buckland who will play Necile, Junior Delius (AK), Chris Draper (Will Knook), Jazz Evans (Awgwa), and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2022
The American Theatre Guild will present the South Bend engagement of THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT. This production is part of the BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES and will take the Morris Performing Arts Center stage November 5, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2022
CATCO will open its 2022-23 season Nov. 3-20 with a spirited and revolutionary love story celebrating Yiddish language and literature written by celebrated Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 16, 2022
Bloomingdale School of Music has announced its 2022/23 Faculty Concert Series at the David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street, NYC. The upcoming season will feature rarely heard classical and jazz music for various instruments and voices performed by Bloomingdale's outstanding faculty and guest artists. Concerts will be presented in Bloomingdale's state-of-the-art concert hall and will spotlight music from around the world including Italy, Puerto Rico, Hungary, Russia, and our very own New York City.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022
Bloomingdale School of Music announces its 2022/23 Faculty Concert Series at the David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street, NYC.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022
Birdland Theater will present Nashville vocalist Wendy Moten – best known for her 2021 run on NBC’s “The Voice” – in an exclusive six-show concert engagement from Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20 with performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM each night.
by Team BWW - Oct 12, 2022
Stage Door is a platform allowing for your favorite performers to offer more virtual services including video shout outs, virtual classes, meet & greets and more! Book your favorite stars, including Adrienne Walker, Jewelle Blackman, Adam Jacobs, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Michael Callan, who starred as Riff in the original Broadway cast of West Side Story, has died at age 86. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022
The North American Tour of Beetlejuice has revealed its cast. Get the scoop on who is playing what role and more details on the tour.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2022
Vanguard University's department of theatre arts will present A Doll's House written by Hendrik Ibsen. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning October 21st, 2022, and running two weekends through October 30th.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022
Act II Playhouse has announced its latest production, a musical cabaret for the holiday season, “Cole For Your Stocking.”
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022
Theatre Now New York, a non-profit artist service organization and theatre company dedicated to supporting musical theatre writers, is kicking off their 10th year with a celebration at The Players on Monday, November 14th at 6:30pm.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022
Boca Stage opens the 2022/2023 season with a mesmerizing new play, The Thin Place by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath. Heaven and Earth, the Celtic saying goes, are only three feet apart, but in “thin places” that distance is even shorter. Boca Stage has assembled an extraordinary cast of accomplished actors to bring this haunting tale to life. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022
 Come celebrate the one and only CHITA RIVERA in a unique concert event CHITA: THE RHYTHM OF MY LIFE for a single performance only on Sunday, December 11 at 2:00pm presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
The 5th Avenue Theatre announced today casting for its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, playing this winter from February 10 to March 5, 2023.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
Summer Place Theatre, Naperville's Community Theatre since 1966 has announced its directors for the 2023 Season!
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 26, 2022
The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales talks to Michael Mott on its latest episode, now available for streaming.
by Mary Lincer - Nov 26, 2022
What did our critic think of TOOTSIE at Capital One Hall?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022
Broadway in Worcester and The Hanover Theatre will present Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara on Friday, January 6 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, January 7 at 2:00 pm at the Jean McDonough Arts Center's BrickBox Theater.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out our top Holiday picks for the 2022 holiday season!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances tonight, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 16, 2022
Earlier this month, Almost Famous offically opened on Broadway and the legacy of the Legacy Robe continued with the latest recipient, Erica Mansfield. Check out photos from inside the ceremony!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022
Caroling is a time-honored Christmas tradition that brings joy to entire communities. This holiday season the caroling tradition is elevated in three special concerts around the Southland on three consecutive Sundays during December. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the comedy, “Ripcord,” written by David Lindsay-Abaire on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m.  Lindsay-Abaire is currently represented on Broadway with book and lyrics for the musical, “Kimberly Akimbo.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced that Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl, Michael Pilato, and Vaden Thurgood have been added to the cast of their one-night-only benefit performance of the hit 1968 rock musical Your Own Thing.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022
Some Like It Hot begins previews on Broadway tonight, November 1 at the Shubert Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 3, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director; Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has released production photos for The Sound of Music. The show began performances at Paper Mill Playhouse on Friday, December 2 and will play through Sunday, January 1, 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022
Artistic Director Michael Longhurst and Executive Director Henny Finch have announced the casting for Diana Nneka Atuona's Trouble in Butetown. Tinuke Craig directs Samuel Adewunmi, Rita Bernard-Shaw, Ifan Huw Dafydd, Zaqi Ismail, Gareth Kennerley, Bethan Mary-James, Sarah Parish and Zephryn Taitte.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2022
Epps recounts his rollercoaster ride of a life in the theatre, with all the excitement and occasional anguish that come with the highs and lows. The author’s journey in the American theatre has been amplified by his experience as a Black man who has frequently been “one of the few,” “the first” or even “the only.”

Kiss Me, Kate Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Kiss Me, Kate and what's the order?
Another Op'nin', Another Show
Another Op'nin' Dance
Why Can't You Behave?
So in Love
We Open in Venice
Venice Dance
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
Kiss Me Kate
Too Darn Hot
Too Darn Hot Dance
Where Is the Life That Late I Led?
Always True to You in My Fashion
Brush Up Your Shakespeare
I Am Ashamed That Women Are So Simple
It Was Great Fun the First Time
A Woman's Career
If Ever Married I'm
We Shall Never Be Younger
What Does Your Servant Dream About?
I'm Afraid, Sweetheart, I Love You
Harlequin Ballerina
From This Moment On

What productions of Kiss Me, Kate have there been?
Kiss Me, Kate has had 15 productions including Broadway which opened in 1948, Broadway which opened in 1948, US Tour which opened in 1949, West End which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1952, Broadway which opened in 1952, Off-Broadway which opened in 1965, West End which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1999, Broadway which opened in 1999, West End which opened in 2001, West End which opened in 2012, New York which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2018 and Broadway which opened in 2019.