The cast album for Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate, which continues its extended run at Studio 54, is now available for digital download and streaming, with a physical CD release planned for later in the year.
Kiss Me, Kate features a score by Cole Porter and a book by Sam and Bella Spewack. The revamped musical, which continues through June 30, features an updated libretto by Tony-nominated composer-lyricist Amanda Green, direction by Scott Ellis, and choreography by Warren Carlyle.
Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase lead the cast, 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.
Rounding out the company are Darius Barnes, Preston Truman Boyd, Will Burton,Derrick Cobey, Jesmille Darbouze, Rick Faugno, Haley Fish, Tanya Haglund, Erica Mansfield, Marissa McGowan, Sarah Meahl, Justin Prescott, Christine Cornish Smith, Sherisse Springer, Sam Strasfeld, and Travis Waldschmidt.
The Roundabout revival has 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.
The Kiss Me, Kate album is from Ghostlight Records, and produced by Kurt Deutsch and Lawrence Manchester.