Kiss Me, Kate (1948-49)


Harold Lang and Alfred Drake
Link to complete house program (May 23, 1949) on my PerformingArtsArchive.com

Genre: Broadway Musical Comedy
Opened: Dec 30, 1948
Performances: 1077
Location: New Century Theatre

Artistic/Production Staff:
Producers ... Lemuel Ayers, Saint Subber
Music/Lyrics ... Cole Porter
Book ... Bella Spewack, Samuel Spewack
Cheorographer ... Hanya Holm
Settings and Costumes ... Lemuel Ayers
Orchestrations ... Robert Russell Bennett
Musical Director ... Pembroke Davenport
Incidental Ballet Music Arranger ... Genevieve Pitot

Original Broadway Cast:
Fred Graham ... Alfred Drake
Harry Trevor ... Thomas Hoier
Lois Lane ... Lisa Kirk
Ralph (Stage Manager) ... Don Mayo
Lilli Vanessi ... Patricia Morison
Hattie ... Annabelle Hill
Paul ... Lorenzo Fuller
Bill Calhoun ... Harold Lang

First Man ... Harry Clark
Second Man ... Jack Diamond
Stage Doorman ... Bill Lilling
Harrison Howell ... Denis Green
Specialty Dancers ... Fred Davis, Eddie Sledge

"Taming of the Shrew" Players:
Bianca (Lois Lane) ... Lisa Kirk
Baptista (Harry Trevor) ... Thomas Hoier
Gremio (First Suitor) ... Edwin Clay
Hortensio (Second Suitor) ... Charles Wood
Lucentio (Bill Calhoun) ... Harold Lang
Katharine (Lilli Vanessi) ... Patricia Morison
Petruchio (Fred Graham) ... Alfred Drake

Haberdasher ... John Castello
Tailor ... Marc Breaux
Singing Ensemble ... Tom Bole, George Cassidy, Peggy Ferris, Herb Fields, Florence Gault, Noel Gordon,
      Gay Laurence, Allan Lowell, Ethel Madsen, Helen Rice, Matilda Strazza, Charles Wood
Dancers ... Mark Breaux, John Castello, Ann Dunbar, Victor Duntiere, Shirley Eckl, Jean Houloose,
      Paul Olson, Ingrid Secretan, Gissela Svetlik, Jean Tachau, Glen Tetley, Rudy Tone


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