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Kiss Me, Kate Production History

Kiss Me, Kate Show Information

Opening:December 30, 1948
Closing:July 28, 1951
# Performances:1077
Theatres: New Century Theatre (New York, NY)
12/30/1948 - 7/28/1950
Shubert Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
7/31/1950 - 7/28/1951
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • My Fair Lady (working title)

Other Productions of Kiss Me, Kate

1956   New York Unknown
New York
1948   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1949   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1951   West End London Production
West End
1952   Broadway Return Engagement [Broadway]
1965   Off-Broadway City Center Revival
1987   West End London Revival
West End
1999   Broadway Broadway Revival
2001   West End London Production
West End
2012   West End Old Vic Theatre Production
West End
2016   New York Roundabout Theatre Company Benefit Concert
New York
2018   West End Opera North Production
West End
2019   Broadway Roundabout Theatre Company Revival

Kiss Me, Kate - 1948 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1949 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Lemuel Ayers
1949 Tony Awards Best Musical Bella Spewack
1949 Tony Awards Best Musical Samuel Spewack
1949 Tony Awards Best Musical Kiss Me Kate
1949 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Cole Porter
1949 Tony Awards Producer (Musical) Saint-Subber
1949 Tony Awards Producer (Musical) Lemuel Ayers