Kiss Me Kate (1948)

Book: Sam and Bella Spewack
Lyrics and Music: Cole Porter


Cole Porter. Kiss Me, Kate. Columbia S 32609, 1948. CD reissue Columbia SK 60536. (original Broadway cast recording with Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Lisa Kirk, and Harold Lang; also available as Prism Leisure PLATCD 726, with tracks from the original London cast)

Cole Porter. Kiss Me, Kate. Capitol STAO 1267, 1959. CD reissue Angel 64760. (studio recording with original cast members Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Lisa Kirk, and Harold Lang)

Cole Porter. Kiss Me, Kate. DRG Theater 12988, 2000. (original revival cast recording with Brian Stokes Mitchell and Marin Mazzie)

Film and Videorecordings:

Kiss Me, Kate. 1953. Dir. George Sidney. With Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson, Ann Miller, Tommy Rall, Keenan Wynn, James Whitmore, and Bob Fosse. (first musical filmed in 3D)

Kiss Me, Kate. 1958. Dir. George Schaefer. With Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Julie Wilson, Bill Hayes, and Jack Klugman. (for television)

Kiss Me, Kate. 1968. Dir. Paul Bogart. With Robert Goulet, Carol Lawrence, Jessica Walter, and Michael Callan. (for television)

Kiss Me, Kate. 2003. Dir. Michael Blakemore. With Brent Barrett, Rachel York, Nancy Anderson, Michael Berresse, and Nicholas Colicos. (live performance of 1999 revival, taped for television in London)