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Review of Kiss Me Kate I attended Centre Colleges production of Kiss Me Kate earlier in the semester and was pleasantly surprised to find the play well acted with vibrant costumes and catchy musical numbers With songs such as Another Opnin Another Show Wunderbar So in Love Always True to You in My Fashion Too Darn Hot and Brush Up Your Shakespeare I found myself tapping my feet along with energetic dancers on stage Having never read this play before I honestly did not know what to expect out of this seemingly popular musical comedy I suppose what intrigued me the most was the form of frame story in Kiss Me Kate which included scenes from William Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew Having read this Shakespearean classic before allowed me a little familiarity with the hilarious antics unfolding onstage With the characters onstage paralleling the actions from this classic comedy its no wonder why this play is so popular The leading lady did a wonderful job as she epitomized the label of a shrew With the shrieking screaming and flying objects one wonders how anyone least of all the bumbling PetruchioFred would ever be able to tame this irritable woman I suppose that would be my only complaint in this entire production the abrupt and unrealistic ending in which PetruchioFred finally does tame his feisty ex-wife with an over-the-top dramatic kiss in the conclusion of Taming of the Shrew I found her total change of heart disappointing and unconvincing after the entire plot built her character up as a determined and independent woman She simply gives in after overhearing her ex-husbands confession of love to the audience and this complete turnaround for her character after two full acts of ranting and raving I suppose this ending is only expected being that it is a musical comedy and a parallel to Shakespeares classic however I simply found the ending a bit unrealistic Overall I
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