Kiss Me, Kate (Critical Edition)

Kiss Me, Kate (Critical Edition)

Cole Porter, Samuel Spewack, Bella Spewack, David Charles Abell, Seann Alderking

Kiss Me, Kate (Critical Edition)

Kiss Me, Kate (Critical Edition)

Cole Porter, Samuel Spewack, Bella Spewack, David Charles Abell, Seann Alderking

Overview

Cole Porter's classic 1948 show, Kiss Me, Kate, is one of the jewels in Broadway's crown and it is now available for rent in a Critical Edition, edited by David Charles Abell and Seann Alderking. The Critical Edition includes an orchestral score, piano/vocal score, and orchestra parts, all newly engraved to the highest standards. In addition to the complete show (the original Broadway script from 1948), this edition provides alternate keys and dance routines in an appendix and contains a wealth of explanatory notes and other documentation, which are an invaluable new resource for scholars and theatre professionals.

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Shakespeare), Period, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII, 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Cole Porter

Cole Porter was born in Peru, Indiana in 1891 and died in Hollywood 73 years later. In between, he wrote some of the most memorable songs ever heard on stage or screen, among them “Night and Day,” “Begin the Beguine,” “You’re The Top,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Love For Sal ...

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Samuel Spewack

Samuel Spewack (1899-1971) and Bella Spewack (1899-1990) met while working as journalists and married in 1922. Bella’s youth was chronicled in Streets: A Memoir of the Lower East Side (1995, Feminist Press). Their first play, Solitaire Man, premiered in 1926. Clear All Wires ...

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Bella Spewack

Bella Spewack (1899-1990) and Samuel Spewack (1899-1971) met while working as journalists and married in 1922. Bella’s youth was chronicled in Streets: A Memoir of the Lower East Side (1995, Feminist Press). Their first play, Solitaire Man, premiered in 1926. Clear All Wires ...

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David Charles Abell

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Seann Alderking

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