Cortland Repertory Presents “Kiss Me, Kate” For 50th Anniversary Season

Cortland Repertory Theatre proudly presents the third show in their 50th Anniversary season, the well-known backstage musical Kiss Me, Kate. The show was last produced at this theater in 1984, Kiss Me, Kate is a hilarious and tuneful show with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. 

Jahmar Ortiz as Fred Graham and Briana Gantsweg as Lily Vanessi in Cortland Repertory Theatre’s production of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate”, running from July 6 – 16.

Sparks fly both onstage and off when actor/director Fred Graham attempts to mount a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew with his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi in the leading role. Added to the mix is a flirtatious ingenue, her gambler boyfriend and some musically inclined gangsters, creating a sharp, witty and riotous evening of big laughs, dancing and some of Cole Porter’s most classic tunes.

Familiar favorited tunes by include Cole Porter include “So In Love,” “Too Darn Hot,” “Always True to You (In My Fashion),” and “Tom, Dick or Harry.” You won’t want to miss this high energy musical. 

See all show dates and times below. 

 July 6, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 7, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 8, 2022 2:00 pm  

July 8, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 9, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 10, 2022 2:00 pm  

July 12, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 13, 2022 2:00 pm  

July 13, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 14, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 15, 2022 7:30 pm  

July 16, 2022 7:30 pm 

George Sidney’s terrific film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical “Kiss Me, Kate”

Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or by visiting the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Visit the link here to purchase tickets online.

Visit the link here for more information on all upcoming performances. 

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