New Century Theatre

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 Cofres√≠-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 […]

Kiss Me, Kate

Musical Selections

“Another Op’nin’, Another Show” Music and lyrics by Cole Porter Kaye E. Brown, Company “Why Can’t You Behave?” Music and lyrics by Cole Porter Nancy Anderson, Michael Berresse “Wunderbar” Music and lyrics by Cole Porter Brent Barrett, Rachel York “So in Love” Music and lyrics by Cole Porter Rachel York “We Open in Venice” Music […]

Kiss Me, Kate

A Smashing Revival

Cole Porter’s 1948 score was his major effort at an “integrated” musical in the wake of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” and “Carousel.” So the story hangs together and the songs all have their place. But here is the achievement of Blakemore and his team: they go beyond that, so the breadth of Porter’s musical genius […]

Kiss Me, Kate

Introduction

The first Broadway revival in nearly 50 years of the musical comedy masterpiece by composer Cole Porter and authors Sam and Bella Spewack not only enchanted critics and delighted audiences, but also went on to triumph as one of the biggest prize-winners of the 2000 season. Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare, “Kiss Me, Kate” recounts […]