Based on William Shakespeare's comedy The Taming of The Shrew, Kiss Me, Kate is a musical created by Cole Porter. As one of the celebrated composer's most successful endeavors, the play is the first ever production to receive the Tony Award for Best Musical (1949). Following it's Broadway premiere and run of 1,000 performances, Kiss Me Kate has enjoyed innumerable productions and revivals across the globe, including theaters in Bologna, Ontario and Switzerland. The script, which is structured as a play within a play and centers around the turbulent romance between Lilli Vanessi, a movie star's ex-wife and the egotistical Frederick C. Graham, a director, producer and writer. Theatergoers everywhere seek Kiss Me Kate tickets with anticipation as this play continues to be produced across the world.