Kiss Me, Kate

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack

Thursdays - Sundays ----- September 25 - October 12
8 p.m. Except Sunday Matinees at 2 p.m.

Directed by Taryn Noelle  ~~  Music Direction by Dan Bruce


Come join our band wagon of cool jazz, sleek lines, fantastic production numbers and quippy banter.  ‘Kiss Me Kate’, next season’s 4th show slot at STG,  is the Bard’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, mixed in with strains of ‘High Society’ and ‘The Philadelphia Story’.

The Cast

John Springer-Miller Fred Graham / Petruchio
Kristen Bures Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Sam Messer Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Amena Smith Hattie / Ensemble
Sydney Bard Paula / Ensemble
Judith Mathison Gangster # 1 / Ensemble
Katie Mathison Tap Soloist / Stagehand # 2
Devin Kiernan Lois Lane / Bianca
Richard Pritsky Babtista / Harry Trevor / Pops
Kim Anetsberger Wardrobe Lady / Ensemble
Hailee Anetsberger Stagehand # 3 / Haberdasher
Maria Beattie Stagehand # 1 / Featured Dancer
Michael Jarvis Ralph, -Stage Manager / Gangster 3
Jack Bradt Gangster # 2 / Ensemble
Kristin Silverman Dance Captain / Ensemble
Owen Leavey Gremio / Featured Dance Ensemble
Ellen O’Brien Featured Dance Ensemble
Jeffrey Parry Hortensio / Ensemble
Richard Pritsky General Harrison Howell


The Production Team

Taryn Noelle Director / Choreographer
Daniel Bruce Musical Director / Pianist / Conductor
Matt Pierce Stage Manager
Amena Smith Season Co-Producer
Kathi Kiernan Season Co-Producer
Margaret Garofalo Shakespearean Text Analysis Coach
Evelyn Frey Props Mistress
John Duffy Season Builder / Co Set Designer
Rick Loya Co Set Designer & Design Sketch Artist
Don Mersereau Lighting Designer