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See what critics think of the Roundabout revival, starring Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase.
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Kelli O'Hara and Cast Joan Marcus

Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Kiss Me, Kate celebrates its official opening at Studio 54 on Broadway March 14. The revamped Cole Porter musical, which began previews February 14, features an updated libretto by Tony-nominated composer-lyricist Amanda Green, direction by Scott Ellis, and choreography by Warren Carlyle.

Read: REWORKING BROADWAY’S KISS ME, KATE FOR 2019

Starring as the feuding lovers at the heart of the musical comedy are Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara as Lilli Vanessi/Kate and Will Chase as Fred Graham/Petruchio.

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The principal cast of Kiss Me, Kate also features 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.

Kiss Me, Kate features a score by Porter and a book by Sam and Bella Spewack. 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.

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