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Kiss Me, Kate

Composer:
Cole Porter
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Cole Porter, Sam and Bella Spewack
Description:
Musical Play in Two Acts
Notes:

Based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

Time:
A hot day in June. The action takes place on the same day, from approximately 5 pm to approximately midnight.
Place:
Ford's Theatre, Baltimore
Role Voice Part Classification
Lilli Vanessi/Katharine Soprano L
Fred Graham/Petruchio Baritone L
Lois Lane/Bianca Mezzo-Soprano F
1st Man Baritone F
2nd Man Baritone F
Hattie Mezzo-Soprano S
Hortensio Tenor S
Bill Calhoun/Lucentio Baritone S
Paul Baritone S
Gremio Baritone S
Harrison Howell Spoken S
Harry Trevor/Baptista Spoken S
Paul's Friends (2) Baritones (2) B (2)
Ralph Spoken B
Stage Doorman Spoken B
Woman* Soprano CB
Man** Baritone CB
Messenger #1 Baritone CB
Messenger #2 Baritone CB
Messenger #3 Tenor CB
Messenger #4 Tenor CB
Messenger #5 Tenor CB
Offstage Voice Spoken CB

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Cab Driver Spoken CB
Nathaniel Spoken CB
Gregory Spoken CB
Phillip Spoken CB
Haberdasher Spoken CB
*The book assigns all of the short lines in this musical number to one person. However, the piano/vocal score divides it between two singers. In either case, the roles are still Chorus Bit.
**The book assigns all of the short lines in this musical number to one person. However, the piano/vocal score divides it among three singers. In either case, the roles are still Chorus Bit.
 
Minimum Chorus:  24
Divisi:  SATB