Kiss Me, Kate

Musical - Revival

Martin Beck Theatre

  • First Preview: October 25, 1999
  • Opening Date: November 18, 1999
  • Closing Date: December 30, 2001
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 881

Lyrics: Cole Porter

Music: Cole Porter

Book: Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack

Synopsis

Two divorced — and flamboyantly egocentric — performers find themselves starring opposite each other in a musical version of Taming of the Shrew in Cole Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack's tribute to the theatre, in all its greasepaint and glory.

 

Opening Night Cast

Marin Mazzie in Kiss Me, Kate Marin Mazzie Lilli Vanessi / Katharine
Brian Stokes Mitchell in Kiss Me, Kate Brian Stokes Mitchell Fred Graham / Petruchio
Adriane Lenox in Kiss Me, Kate Adriane Lenox Hattie
Stanley Wayne  Mathis in Kiss Me, Kate Stanley Wayne Mathis Paul
Eric Michael Gillett Ralph
Amy Spanger in Kiss Me, Kate Amy Spanger Lois Lane / Bianca
Michael Berresse in Kiss Me, Kate Michael Berresse Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
John Horton in Kiss Me, Kate John Horton Harry Trevor / Baptista
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sam Spewack Book
  Bella Spewack Book
Cole Porter Cole Porter Music
Cole Porter Cole Porter Lyrics
Michael Blakemore Michael Blakemore Director
Kathleen Marshall Kathleen Marshall Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1999 - 2000

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Brian Stokes Mitchell Winner
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Marin Mazzie Nominee
2000 Outstanding Choreography Kathleen Marshall Nominee
2000 Outstanding Costume Design Martin Pakledinaz Winner
2000 Outstanding Director of a Musical Michael Blakemore Winner
2000 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Lee Wilkof Nominee
2000 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Mulheren Nominee
2000 Outstanding Orchestrations Don Sebesky Winner
2000 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner
2000 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Robin Wagner Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Brian Stokes Mitchell Winner
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Marin Mazzie Winner
2000 Outstanding Choreography Kathleen Marshall Nominee
2000 Outstanding Costume Design Martin Pakledinaz Nominee
2000 Outstanding Director of a Musical Michael Blakemore Nominee
2000 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Berresse Nominee
2000 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner
2000 Outstanding Set Design Robin Wagner Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Actor in a Musical Brian Stokes Mitchell Winner
2000 Actress in a Musical Marin Mazzie Nominee
2000 Choreography Kathleen Marshall Nominee
2000 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Martin Pakledinaz Winner
2000 Direction of a Musical Michael Blakemore Winner
2000 Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Berresse Nominee
2000 Featured Actor in a Musical Lee Wilkof Nominee
2000 Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Mulheren Nominee
2000 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Peter Kaczorowski Nominee
2000 Orchestrations Don Sebesky Winner
2000 Revival of a Musical   Winner
2000 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Robin Wagner Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Dec. 30, 2001 31 $784,317
$771,039
$410,618 $61.37
$85.00
12781
1422
9
0
99.87% 39.92%
Dec. 23, 2001 30 $373,699
$771,039
-$27,191 $54.79
$85.00
6820
1422
8
0
59.95% -6.74%
Dec. 16, 2001 29 $400,890
$771,039
-$43,311 $52.84
$85.00
7587
1422
8
0
66.69% -5.14%
Dec. 9, 2001 28 $444,201
$771,039
- $54.36
$85.00
8171
1422
8
0
71.83% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,003,107
$3,084,156
  $55.84 35359
46926
33
0
75.35 %  
Cumulative
  $65,051,743
$87,698,937
  $60.91
$85.00
1056908
1294020
882
28
81.68 %  
 
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