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Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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!

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Studio 54 (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
254 West 54th St. Seating Chart
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Featured Reviews For Kiss Me, Kate


Kiss Me, Kate - TimeOut NY
Without such changes, however, Kiss Me, Kate might not be revivable at all-and that would be a shame, since the Roundabout's production is often a delight. For one thing, it affords an opportunity to rehear Porter's score, which lists heavily toward witty-silly list songs but also includes the beautifully pining "So in Love" and the acidic "I Hate Men." And whatever heat has been tamped down in the central couple flares up elsewhere-most exuberantly, and appropriately, in the second-act opener, "Too Darn Hot," a pull-out-the-stops ensemble dance number that all but burns down the house.

‘Kiss Me, Kate’ never gets out of first gear, but ‘Be More Chill’ has charm: Broadway reviews - NJ.com
Without much in the way of energy or chemistry between them, the seams of this show's occasionally slipshod construction are more apparent than usual. The act two curtain raiser, the alternately breathy and breathless dance number "Too Darn Hot," is certainly arresting (the choreography here is by Warren Carlyle) - so much so that you start to dwell on the fact that, dramatically, the number has no real reason to exist within the story. Despite the visually impressive set (designed by David Rockwell), featuring a multi-tiered backstage where most of the action takes place, there's also no disguising that the story doesn't travel very far, physically or emotionally.


 



 

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by Nicole Rosky - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Julie Musbach - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Julie Musbach - 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 Julie Musbach - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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.
by Stephi Wild - 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.