About Kiss Me Kate
"The show tops its personal best so often that, by the end, the audience floats out of the theatre on a wave of unalloyed joy"
- The Independent
"The whole thing is a tremendous treat from a golden era"
- The Express
Based on Shakespeare's comedy and presented as a play within a play, Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate follows the lives and loves of a travelling troupe of actors during their run of a musical version of The Taming Of The Shrew. As well as bitter rivalries amongst the cast, the leading man must contend with two gangsters who arrive on the show's First Night to collect a debt. Michael Blakemore directs this Broadway transfer which includes some members of the original award-winning cast. Songs included are Wunderbar, Another Openin', Another Show, Brush Up Your Shakespeare and Too Darn Hot.