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Kelli O'Hara, Stephanie Styles, and More Open Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway

Will Chase and Corbin Bleu also star in the Cole Porter musical.

Will Chase, Kelli O'Hara, and Corbin Bleu during the Kiss Me, Kate curtain call.
(© David Gordon)

Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase celebrated their opening night in Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate at Studio 54 on March 14.

Recipient of the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical in 1949, Kiss Me, Kate features a book by Sam and Bella Spewack, music and lyrics by Cole Porter, direction by Scott Ellis, choreography by Tony winner Warren Carlyle, and music direction by Paul Gemignani.


The Roundabout Theatre Company production also stars Corbin Bleu, Stephanie Styles, Terence Archie, Mel Johnson Jr., James T. Lane, Adrienne Walker, Lance Coadie Williams, and John Pankow. The ensemble is made up of Darius Barnes, Preston Truman Boyd, Will Burton, Derrick Cobey, Jesmille Darbouze, Rick Faugno, Haley Fish, Tanya Haglund, Erica Mansfield, Marissa McGowan, Sarah Meahl, Justin Prescott, Christine Cornish Smith, Sherisse Springer, Sam Strasfeld, and Travis Waldschmidt.

The creative team includes David Rockwell (sets), Jeff Mahshie (costumes), Donald Holder (lighting), Brian Ronan (sound), and David Brian Brown (hair and wig design).