Midday Movies: Kiss Me, Kate
Thu, April 4, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Currently on Broadway, there’s a revival of Cole Porter’s charming and melodious Kiss Me, Kate. If we can’t take you to Broadway, let us bring Broadway to you!
Share the delight of (re-)discovering a classic film and, if interested, stay after and chat with others about today’s specific film, about film in general, or about life!
Winning the first-ever Tony-award in 1949 for “Best Musical,” Kiss Me, Kate focuses on the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage between Fred Graham, the show's director, producer, and star, and his leading lady, his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi. A secondary romance concerns Lois Lane, the actress playing Bianca, and her gambler boyfriend, Bill, who runs afoul of some gangsters. Today’s movie is of the classic film version starring Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel and Ann Miller. Come join other to share this delightful musical romp through some of Cole Porter’s classics such as “Another Op’nin’, Another Show,” “So in Love,” “Always true to you in My Fashion,” ..and many more!