University Playhouse Presents Kiss Me, Kate

The University Playhouse and the Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Music presents Kiss Me, Kate from November 5-10.

Kiss Me, Kate is a musical set in the late 1940s about two well-known actors, who were once married, but are now divorced and still arguing with each other, obviously still in love. The book, “Kiss Me, Kate” was written by Sam and Bella Spewak, and the music and lyrics for the musical was written by Cole Porter.

This production won a Tony Award for Best Musical, the first Tony awarded in that category, and Porter won a Tony Award for Best Composer and Lyricist. The score includes: “Another Op’nin’, Another Show”, “Wunderbar”, “So In Love”, “We Open in Venice”, “Tom, Dick or Harry”, “I’ve Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua”, “I Hate Men”, “Too Darn Hot”, “Always True to You (In My Fashion)”, and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare”.

Joe Reynolds, is the director, and Randal Hooper is the musical director.

The opening night performance on Tuesday, November 5 at 8:00pm will be followed by a reception. Performances continue through Saturday, November 9 at 8:00pm with a matinee performance Sunday, November 10.

For reservations, call 903-886-5900.