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September 16 – October 12, 2014

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Wayne Brady
Starring In

KISS ME, KATE
Also Starring Merle Dandridge
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter 
 

Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack
Directed by Sheldon Epps

KISS ME, KATE represents the iconic composer-lyricist Cole Porter at his very best and includes some of musical theatre’s most famous songs: “So in Love,” “Another Op’nin’ Another Show,” “Too Darn Hot,” and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare.”  It is without a doubt one of the great classics of the American musical theatre, celebrating Shakespeare (it describes a production of The Taming of the Shrew) and the joys, madness, and the rewards of working in the theatre - both onstage and off. The book is by Bella and Samuel Spewack.

The Pasadena Playhouse production will view the work through a new lens, using the wonderful material of this celebrated production to showcase the trailblazing African-American actors and entertainers of the early 20th century.

A Quick Behind The Scenes Look Of KISS ME, KATE

Running Time: 2 hours  45 minutes (including a 15-minute intermission).

TALKBACK TUESDAYS at The Playhouse is a post-show series in which a panel of community experts and esteemed guests discuss and explore selected themes of the show with the audience.

September 23, 30 and October 7, 2014.

POST-SHOW at The Playhouse: A series of post-show talk-backs immediately following a performance on the Mainstage including members of the cast and crew, as well as any creative or design team members who are present. POST-SHOW at The Playhouse acts as a question and answer session between the audience and the participating members of the production.

Sunday, October 5, 2014, following the 2:00 pm performance.

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