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Cole Porter’s Broadway comedy classic comes to Edinburgh in a smash-hit production by Opera North.
Set both on and off-stage during the production of a musical version of Shakespeare’s theatrical farce, The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss Me, Kate revolves around the tempestuous love lives of actor-producer Fred Graham and his leading lady turned ex-wife, Lilli Vanessi. Add to the mix ingénue Lois Lane, her boyfriend Bill Calhoun – not to mention a couple of gangsters who somehow get caught up in the show – and you’ve got the perfect recipe for an evening of musical mischief that will leave you feeling positively ‘WUNDERBAR!’
The show is studded with some of the greatest show-stopping numbers in American musical theatre including Another Op’nin’ Another Show, Brush Up Your Shakespeare, So in Love and Too Darn Hot.
★★★★★ "So darn hot it's practically a fire risk" The Guardian
★★★★ "A cracking good time" The Sunday Times
A co-production with Welsh National Opera
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack
Critical Edition by David Charles Abell and Seann Alderking
Supported by Arts Council England
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