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Season 30, Episode 8 Kiss Me, Kate

First Aired: February 26, 2003

In “Kiss Me, Kate,” a classic Cole Porter score advances the story of a divorced couple (Brent Barrett, Rachel York) costarring in a musical version of Shakespeare's “The Taming of the Shrew.” Lois: Nancy Anderson. Bill: Michael Berresse. Gangsters: Teddy Kemper and Jack Chissick. Harrison Howell: Nicolas Colicos. Pops: Duncan Smith. Hattie: Kaye E. Brown. Taped in London in August 2002.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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