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Kiss Me Kate cast announced for new Lyric production with NI Opera

Jayne Wisener, Norman Bowman and Melle Stewart will star in Kiss Me Kate

KISS Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy with an iconic score by Cole Porter and a book by Sam and Bella Spewack, is coming to the Lyric in Belfast next month.

Running from February 1 to 22, the co-production with Northern Ireland Opera is directed by Walter Sutcliffe and will feature a stellar cast performing show-stopping numbers including Too Darn Hot, Another Op'nin', Another Show and Wunderbar.

Well-known Northern Ireland actress Jayne Wisener will play Lois Lane, joined by Scottish actor Norman Bowman as Fred Graham and well-known Australian stage and screen actress Melle Stewart as Lilli Vanessi.

"Audiences will enjoy Cole Porter's exquisite and famous songs performed by an incredible cast and get a glimpse behind the scenes of theatre life from the height of the jazz era," says Lyric executive producer Jimmy Fay.

:: Tickets and showtimes via Lyrictheatre.co.uk or on 028 9038 1081

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