Kiss Me, Kate

Production Credits

Web Credits

Producer: Anu Krishnan
Art Director: Sabina Daley
Designer & Flash Programmer: Karen Mattson
Graphic Art: Karen Mattson
Technical Director: Brian Lee
PHP Scripting: Ben Chappel
Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero
Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel
HTML Implementation Assistance: Brian Santalone
Writer: Michael Coveney

Television Credits

Brent Barrett, Rachel York, Nancy Anderson, and Michael Berresse

Jack Chissick  Nicolas Colicos  Teddy Kempner

KISS ME, KATE
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter  Book by Sam and Bella Spewack

Produced for the Stage by Roger Berlind and Roger Horchow

Scenic Design by Robin Wagner

Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski

Music Supervision by Paul Gemignani

Choreography by Kathleen Marshall

Directed for the Stage and Adapted for Television by Michael Blakemore

Co-Executive Producer   Helen Asquith

Executive Producers   Jac Venza, David Horn, Margaret Smilow, Nobuo Isobe

Produced by Richard Price and Andy Picheta

Directed by Chris Hunt

CAST (in order of appearance)

Hattie: Kaye E. Brown
Paul: Nolan Frederick
Ralph (Stage Manager): Alan Vicary
Lois Lane: Nancy Anderson
Bill Calhoun: Michael Berresse
Lilli Vanessi: Rachel York
Dance Captain: Christopher Stewart
Fred Graham: Brent Barrett
Harry Trevor: Colin Farrell
Pops (Stage Doorman): Duncan Smith
Cab Driver: Andrew Spillett
First Man: Teddy Kempner
Second Man: Jack Chissick
Harrison Howell: Nicolas Colicos

“The Taming of the Shrew” Players
Bianca (Lois Lane): Nancy Anderson
Baptista (Harry Trevor): Colin Farrell
Gremio (First Suitor): Nick Winston
Hortensio (Second Suitor): Barry McNeill
Lucentio (Third Suitor): Michael Berresse
Katharine (Lilli Vanessi): Rachel York
Petruchio (Fred Graham): Brent Barrett
Nathaniel: Andrew Spillett
Gregory: Christopher Stewart
Philip: Philip Sutton
Haberdasher: Richard Sidaway

Ensemble
Vikki Coote
Louise Dearman
Catherine Digges
Rebecca Giacopazzi
Christian Gibson
Lizzie Leigh
Jo Napthine
Kimmi Richards
Sarah Soetaert
Annette Yeo

Orchestrations
Don Sebesky

Dance Arrangement
David Chase

Conductor
Paul Maguire

Line Producer
Judy Chesterman

First Assistant Director
Suzzanna Shaw

Script Supervisor
Trica Canavan

Associate Producer
Nica Burns

General Managers
David Cole
Guy Kitchenn

Production Administrator
Tim Reed

Resident Director/Choreographer
Petra Siniawski

Lighting Adapted for Television
Stewart Hadley

Wig & Hair Design
Paul Huntley

Wigs
Jenny Barnett

Costume Design
Martin Pakledinaz

Camera Supervisor
Barrie Dodd

Stills
Simon Farrell

Sound Supervisor
Tim Summerhayes

Editor
Paul Aviles

High Definition Post-Production Supervisor
George Panayiotou

Colorist
Dom Aarons

Supervising Sound Editor
Peter Baldock

Dubbing Mixer
Steve Haynes

Music Mixer
Paul Cotterell

Filmed at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London

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About the Writer

Michael Coveney is the theater critic for the DAILY MAIL in London. He has written books about the Glasgow Citizens Theatre, the actress Dame Maggie Smith, the film director Mike Leigh, the actor Sir Robert Stephens, and now Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber. His critically acclaimed book about the composer, CATS ON A CHANDELIER, was published in London in 1999 and draws on extensive conversations with Lloyd Webber, as well as with many of his colleagues, friends, and family. An updated paperback version of the book, THE ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER STORY, was published in the summer of 2000.

About the Expert

Thomas Hischak is the author of 13 books on theater, film, and Tin Pan Alley, including THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN THEATRE (Oxford University Press), THROUGH THE SCREEN DOOR: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BROADWAY MUSICAL WHEN IT WENT TO HOLLYWOOD (Scarecrow Press), THE TIN PAN ALLEY SONG ENCYCLOPEDIA (Greenwood Press), BOY LOSES GIRL: BROADWAY’S LIBRETTISTS (Scarecrow Press), and WORD CRAZY: BROADWAY LYRICISTS FROM COHAN TO SONDHEIM (Praeger Press). He is Professor of Theatre at the State University of New York College at Cortland and the author of 18 published plays.

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