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at King Alfreds School
Music & Lyrics by  Cole Porter
Directed by
Gill Morgan
Musical Director
Nic Cope
Choreography by
Gill Morgan & Michael De Silva
Lighting
John Pond
Sound
Steven Smith
Cast   (in order of appearance)
Fred Graham / Petruchio ..............
Harry Trevor / Baptista............................
Lois Lane / Bianca ...........................
Ralph .................................................
Lilli Vanessi / Katherine ...................
Gremio .................................................
Hortensio ............................................
Hattie .............................................
Paul ....................................................
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio ......................
First Man .....................................
Second Man .................................
Stage Doorman ...............................
Harrison Howell ...................................
Allyn Richardson
Ken Shaw
Lesley Phillips
Ashley Bates
Christine Jones
Gary Bates
Nick Coard
Suzanne Parrot
Mike Davies
Michael Hurd
Edmund Bennett
Nigel Thornbory
Anthony Bevan
John Jowett
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 Wantage Stage Musical Company
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‘Kiss Me Kate’
April 2003
Home
Paul (Mike Davies)
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The story is a play within a play which follows the lives of actor producer Fred Graham and his temperamental co-star ex-wife, Lilli Vanessi in a production of Shakesperare’s “The Taming of The Shrew”.  Porter’s brilliant score borrows freely from Shakespeare’s dialogue for lyrics in the musical numbers ‘on-stage’ but uses more modern language when  the action is ‘back-     
Stage Manager
Andrew Lockley
Wardrobe
Christine Jones
Book by Sam & Bella Spewack
Lois Lane (Lesley Phillips)
Fred Graham (Allyn Richardson)
Gangsters (Edmund Bennet
            & Nigel Thornbory)
Gremio (Gary Bates)
Baptista (Ken Shaw)
Hortensio (Nick Coard)
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Chorus
Chorus - “We open in Venice”
Bill (Michael Hurd) & Chorus - “Bianca”
Chorus - “Too Darned Hot”
Ralph (Ashley Bates) & Chorus - “Too Darned Hot”
Gremio (Gary Bates)
Lois Lane (Lesley Phillips)
Hortensio (Nick Coard)
    Fred & Lilli
(Allyn Richardson
     & Christine Jones)
Lilli Vanessi (Christine Jones)
Lilli (Christine Jones)
Baptista & Bill
Gremio (Gary Bates)
Lois Lane (Lesley Phillips)
Hortensio (Nick Coard)
Lucentio (Michael Hurd)
Petrucio (Allyn Richardson) & Chorus
Chorus & Katherine (Christine Jones)
Gangsters (Edmund & Nigel)
Lilli Vanessi (Christine Jones)
Gangsters
(Nigel & Edmund )
Lois Lane (Lesley Phillips)
Harrison Howell (John  Jowett)
Bill  & Lois
Fred Graham (Allyn Richardson)
Harrison Howell (John  Jowett)
Gangsters (Edmund & Nigel)
Lois Lane (Lesley Phillips) & Chorus
Fred, Gangsters, Harrison, Lilli
Chorus - “Kiss Me Kate”