Could there be more for women in KISS ME, KATE?

Was Kiss Me, Kate a revival we needed to bring back to Broadway in 2019? Maybe not. If you’re unfamiliar with the musical (which originally opened on Broadway in 1948), we’ve got a “show within a show” situation where the drama offstage naturally gets entangled with the actors’ performances on stage. This musical comedy, with all the puzzle pieces of a Broadway hit (including a fantastic, story-telling score by Cole Porter), won the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical. However, even with some adjustments allowed to make the show a bit more digestible for modern-day audiences, the misogyny is still both undeniable and…icky…READ MORE

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