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    Kiss Me, Kate

    Presented by at The Lyric Stage Company

    September 4 - October 10, 2009


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    Kiss Me, Kate

    Merriment and mirth collide in the story of an acting troupe taking a musical version of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew on the road. Cole Porter’s delightful score, including favorites “Brush up your Shakespeare,” “Too Darn Hot,” and “So in Love,” underscores the Bard’s sharp wit. A theatre actress turned movie star, her leading man ex-husband, and his latest girlfriend make for an amusing love triangle that brings...

    Merriment and mirth collide in the story of an acting troupe taking a musical version of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew on the road. Cole Porter’s delightful score, including favorites “Brush up your Shakespeare,” “Too Darn Hot,” and “So in Love,” underscores the Bard’s sharp wit. A theatre actress turned movie star, her leading man ex-husband, and his latest girlfriend make for an amusing love triangle that brings laughter to the whole family.

    “Sassy, satirical and often quite silly” –The New York Times

    “Another op'nin', yes, but Kiss Me, Kate is hardly just another show.” –Variety.

    Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter, Book by Sam and Bella Spewack, Directed by Spiro Veloudos, Musical Direction by Jonathan Goldberg, Choreography by Ilyse Robbins


    The Lyric Stage Company

    140 Clarendon Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:
    Tickets range from $29-$54


    General Day and Time Info:
    Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm.
    Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm.
    Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 pm.
    Wednesday, September 9th and Wednesday, September 23rd at 2:00 pm.

    phone: 617-585-5678


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    Media Reviews

    • Event Name: Kiss Me, Kate
      Article: The teaming of the shrewd
      The Boston Globe - Sep 15, 2009
      By Don Aucoin

      Porter and performers carry Lyric Stage’s ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

    • Event Name: Kiss Me, Kate
      Article: A thrilling ‘Kiss’
      The Patriot Ledger - Sep 15, 2009
      By IRIS FANGER

      Lyric scores with Porter classic

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