the most beautiful musical moment: Brush Up Your Shakespeare

What: Cole Porter’s ribald number “Brush Up Your Shakespeare,” from the 1948 Broadway musical Kiss Me, Kate, here performed by Teddy Kempner and Jack Chissick in the 1999 revival: Why: After dominating Broadway in the 1930s, Cole Porter suffered a debilitating horse-riding accident in 1937, and the musical world started to pass him by. But […]