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Kiss Me, Kate, Cole Porter’s iconic musical comedy follows a fiery couple of co-stars feuding both on and offstage in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming Of The Shrew.

Showbiz shenanigans together with a jazz-inflected score form a sparkling tribute to the golden age of theatre in all its greasepaint and glory. Kiss Me, Kate’s award winning music and razor-sharp wit are catapulted into the limelight by a cast performing show-stopping numbers including Too Darn Hot; Another Op’nin’, Another Show; Brush Up Your Shakespeare; and So In Love.

Whilst chaos reigns in this behind-the-scenes battle of the sexes, the show must go on…

Previews (01, 02 & 04 Feb): £12 – £20
Off-peak (Tues – Thurs, matinee): £12 – £24
Peak (Fri & Sat evening): £12 – £28

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack

A Lyric Theatre and Northern Ireland Opera Co-Production.

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Cast

Lilli Vanessi/Katharine
Melle Stewart
Fred Graham/Petruchio
Norman Bowman
Bill Calhoun/Lucentio
Jack McCann
Lois Lane/Bianca Minola
Jayne Wisener
1st Man/Ensemble
Marty Maguire
2nd Man/Ensemble
Darren Franklin
Paul/Ensemble
Matthew Cavan
Harrison Howell/Ensemble
Richard Croxford
Hortensio/Ensemble
Raymond Walsh
Hattie/Ensemble
Brigid Shine
Ralph/Ensemble
Allison Harding
Ensemble
Maeve Byrne
Ensemble
Jolene O'Hara

Creative Team

Director
Walter Sutcliffe
Set and Costume Design
Jon Bausor
Musical Director and Orchestrator
Conor Mitchell
Choreographer
Jennifer Rooney
Lighting Designer
Kevin Smith
Dramaturg
Judith Wiemers