Corbin Bleu, Stephanie Styles to Join Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase in Kiss Me, Kate
Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway revival of Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate, starring Kelli O'Hara as Lilli Vanessi/Kate and Will Chase as Fred Graham/Petruchio.
Inspired by Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss Me, Kate features a book by Sam and Bella Spewack, and music and lyrics by Porter. The show won the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical in 1949 and features iconic musical theater tunes including "Too Darn Hot," "So in Love," and "Always True to You in My Fashion." In 2016, O'Hara and Chase also starred in a sold-out benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate.
Joining O'Hara and Chase in the principal company are Corbin Bleu as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun, Stephanie Styles as Lois Lane/Bianca, Terence Archie as Harrison Howell, Mel Johnson Jr. as Harry Trevor/Baptista, Adrienne Walker as Hattie, Lance Coadie Williams as Gangster (Second Man), and John Pankow as Gangster (First Man).