TOADS Stage Musical Company

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Kiss Me Kate

Monday 1st - Saturday 6th May1995 - The Princess Theatre, Torquay
Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves 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. The original production starred Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Lisa Kirk and Harold Lang and won the Tony-Award.
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Cast
Phil Turley - Fred, Petruchio
Julie Hale - Lilli, Kate
Kate Qiriaqi - Lois, Bianca
Iain Douglas - Bill, Lucentio
Chris Hawes - Harrison Howell, Chorus
Mary Qiriaqi - Hattie, Chorus
Sean Caunter - Paul, Servant, Chorus
John Miles - Gangster 1
Andy Killen - Gangster 2
Mike Williamson - Harry Trevor, Bapista
Geoff Jarvis - Gremio, Chorus
David Cooper - Hortensio, Chorus
Joe McNulty - Ralph
Derek Hexter - Stage Doorman, Chorus
David Denton - David, Messenger, Taxi Driver, Chorus
Paul Eker - Servant, Chorus
Tom Waring - Servant, Messenger, Chorus
Mike Ryman - Messenger, Chorus
June Keen - Messenger, Haberdasher, Chorus
Sally Watson - Nurse, Chorus
Elsie Fenshaw - Nurse, Chorus
Jean Macer - Doctor, Chorus
Kirsty Murray - Serving Wench, Chorus

Kathie Ashton - Chorus
Kirsty Bollard - Chorus
Amanda Bowen - Chorus
Marilyn Duggan - Chorus
Mavis Fear - Chorus
Elaine Gard - Chorus
Marguerite Green - Chorus
Amanda Jenkins - Chorus
Christine Jones - Chorus
Susan Lawes - Chorus
Amy Martin - Chorus
Meg Merkel - Chorus
Victoria Norton - Chorus
Amanda Read - Chorus
Karen Shillabeer - Chorus
Kathy Wenseley - Chorus
Amanda Williamson - Chorus

Arthur Cooke - Chorus
Ben Evans - Chorus
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Production Team
Director - Ruth Bettesworth
Choreographer - Catherine Hall
Musical Director - Jonathan Watts
Chorus Mistress - Sheila Harman
Director’s Assistant - Dorothy Nachman

Conductor - Jonathan Watts
Pianoforte - Rod Farrell
Percussion - Colin Bellworthy
Orchestra - Mike Alnatt, Richard De La Rue, David Hayton, Ken Parr, John Powell, Davide Sheed, Kay Vosper, John Wilbraham
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Behind the Scenes
Stage Manager for Society - Martyn Jenkins
ASM - Sharon Winter
Continuity - Pat Reeves
Call - Anna Ryman
Props - Sue French, Andy Head, Chris Pocock, Gary Adderley
Make-Up - Marguerite Green, Sally Watson, Lavinia Palmer, Wendy Shillabeer, Mary McClean
Dressers - Adele Arnold, Diane Lawes, Kathleen Williams, Maureen Gard, Ruth Roe, Sean Rogers
Matron - Rani Read

Accompanist - Rod Farrell

Scenery - Dennis Williams of Pontyclun, Glamorgan
Costumes - Torbay Costume Hire Company
Voice Mikes - Stage Electrics of Exeter
Lili’s Wiggs - Showbiz of Southampton
Stage Piano - Paignton Pianos & Alan Wills

Properties Master - Andy Killen
Wardrobe - Maureen Gard, Kathleen Williams, Diane Lawes
Poster Design - Robert Stuttle
Photographer - Alan Craig
Poster Compilation and Design - Iain Douglas
Advert Sales - Iain Douglas, Chris Hawes
Advance Bookings - Jenny Bennett, Apollo
Press Officer - Mary Qiriaqi
Poster Boards - Chris Lawes, Ben Evans, Geoff Jarvis, Iain Douglas, mark Cheriton
Shop Poster Coordinator - Iain Douglas
Front of House - Jean Rogers
Make-Up - Marguerite Green
Advance Listings - Iain Douglas, Lisa Rennolds
Matinee Tea - Sean Rogers, Tony Barrs
Rehearsal Teas - Diane Lawes, Maureen Evans, Geoff Jarvis, Robert Stuttle
Pianist Chauffeurs - Meg Merkel, Andy Killen, Iain Douglas
Rehearsal Pianists - Rod Farrell, Jonathan Watts, Jonathan Laird, Tim Porter, Mike Alvey