Skip site navigation and jump to page content

RECENT EVENTS - Prom 21: The John Wilson Orchestra - Kiss Me, Kate

Saturday 2 August 2014 - 7:30 PM

Proms 2014 Prom 21 John Wilson © Chris Christodoulou

Scheduled end time: 10:35pm

Kiss Me, Kate

Ben Davis Fred Fred Graham / Petruchio
Alexandra Silber Lilli Vanessi / Katherine
Tony Yazbeck Bill Calhoun / Lucentio
Louise Dearman Lois Lane / Bianca

John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson

There will be one interval

The appearances of John Wilson and his orchestra have become one of the annual highlights of the Proms.

Following the enormous success of the staged performance of My Fair Lady in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate in its original 1948 arrangements. He is joined by a cast of leading singers in this irreverent reworking of The Taming of the Shrew - a play within a play.