Musicals / Plays Cole Porter Plays List

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List of Cole Porter plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Cole Porter, playwright. This Cole Porter plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Cole Porter characters. This list of plays by Cole Porter is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. You can rank all of these items, from Anything Goes to Silk Stockings. What plays did Cole Porter write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Cole Porter and can help you decide, "What are the best Cole Porter plays?" (16 items)

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Anything Goes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Anything Goes Guy Bolton , P. G. Wodehouse , Russel Crouse Anything Goes is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The original book was a collaborative effort by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, heavily revised by the team of Howard Lindsay and ...more

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Hitchy-Koo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Hitchy-Koo Cole Porter Hitchy-Koo of 1919 is a musical revue with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and a book by George V. Hobart. This revue was third in a series of four Hitchy-Koo revues from 1917 to 1920 produced ...more

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Leave It to Me! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Leave It to Me! Cole Porter Leave It to Me! is a 1938 musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The book was a collaborative effort by Samuel and Bella Spewack, who also directed the Broadway production. The musical ...more

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Can-Can is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Can-Can Abe Burrows , Cole Porter Can-Can is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and a book by Abe Burrows. The story concerns the showgirls of the Montmartre dance halls during the 1890s. The original Broadway ...more

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Fifty Million Frenchmen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Fifty Million Frenchmen Herbert Fields ^! Cole Porter Fifty Million Frenchmen is a musical comedy with a book by Herbert Fields and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. It opened on Broadway in 1929 and was adapted for a film two years later. The title ...more

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Gay Divorce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Gay Divorce Cole Porter ^! Samuel Hoffenstein ^! Kenneth Webb Gay Divorce is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Dwight Taylor, adapted by Kenneth Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein. It was Fred Astaire's last Broadway show and featured the ...more

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Happy New Year is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Happy New Year Burt Shevelove ^! Cole Porter Happy New Year is a musical with a book by Burt Shevelove and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Based on Philip Barry's comic 1928 play Holiday and its subsequent 1930 film adaptation and better ...more

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High Society is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
High Society Cole Porter ^! Arthur Kopit ^! Susan Birkenhead High Society is a musical comedy with a book by Arthur Kopit and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. In some instances, updated or new lyrics were provided by Susan Birkenhead. The musical is based ...more

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Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Jubilee Moss Hart ^! Cole Porter Jubilee is a musical comedy with a book by Moss Hart and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. It premiered on Broadway in 1935 to rapturous reviews. Inspired by the recent silver jubilee of King ...more

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Kiss Me, Kate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Kiss Me, Kate Sam Spewack , Cole Porter , Bella Spewack Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and ...more

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Out of This World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Out of This World Cole Porter Out of This World is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and the book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence. The show, an adaptation of Plautus' comedy Amphitryon, first opened on ...more

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Panama Hattie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Panama Hattie Buddy De Sylva ^! Herbert Fields ^! Cole Porter Panama Hattie is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Herbert Fields and B. G. DeSylva. It is also the title of a 1942 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical film based upon the play. ...more

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Paris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Paris Cole Porter Paris is a musical with the book by Martin Brown, and music and lyrics by Cole Porter, as well as Walter Kollo and Louis Alter and E. Ray Goetz and Roy Turk. The musical, which premiered on ...more

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Silk Stockings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Silk Stockings George S. Kaufman ^! Leueen MacGrath ^! Abe Burrows ^! Cole Porter Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story ...more

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Something for the Boys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Something for the Boys Dorothy Fields ^! Herbert Fields ^! Cole Porter Something for the Boys is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and a book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields. Produced by Mike Todd, the show opened on Broadway in 1943 and starred ...more

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Wake Up and Dream is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cole Porter Plays List
Wake Up and Dream Cole Porter Wake Up and Dream is a musical revue with a book by John Hastings Turner and music and lyrics by Cole Porter and others. The most famous song from the revue is the Porter standard "What Is ...more