Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Tony nominee Will Chase return to Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of the Cole Porter musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, now playing at Studio 54. The Scott Ellis-directed production, which features an updated libretto by Amanda Green, officially opens March 14.
O'Hara stars as Kate/Lilli Vanessi with Chase as Fred Graham/Petruchio. They are joined by James T. Lane as Paul, Corbin Bleu as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun, Terence Archie as Harrison Howell, Mel Johnson Jr. as Harry Trevor/Baptista, Stephanie Styles as Lois Lane/Bianca, Adrienne Walker as Hattie, and Lance Coadie Williams and John Pankow as Gangsters.
Flip through photos of the new production in the gallery below.
Production Photos: Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway
Rounding out the cast are Darius Barnes, Preston Truman Boyd, Will Burton, Derrick Cobey, Jesmille Darbouze, Rick Faugno, Haley Fish, Tanya Haglund, Marissa McGowan, Sarah Meahl, Justin Prescott, Christine Cornish Smith, Sherisse Springer, Sam Strasfeld, Ron Todorowski, and Travis Waldschmidt.
Kiss Me, Kate features a score by Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack. The Roundabout revival feature music direction by Paul Gemignani, orchestrations by Larry Hochman, dance arrangements by David Chase, sets by David Rockwell, costumes by Jeff Mahshie, lighting design by Donald Holder, sound design by Brian Ronan, and hair and wig design by David Brian Brown.