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In John Fletcher's hilarious sequel to The Taming of the Shrew
, Petruchio gets married for a second time, and is tamed by his second wife, Maria. Written twenty years after Shakespeare's original, but within his lifetime, The Tamer Tamed
, clearly demonstrates how attitudes to women were changing. Running time 3 hours.Performers Alexandra Gilbreath, Jasper Britton, Daniel Brocklebank, Paul Chahidi, Branwell Donaghey, Christopher Duncan, Amy Finegan, Naomi Frederick, Patricia Gannon, Christopher Godwin, Natasha Gordon, Walter Hall, David Horovitch, Rory Kinnear, Oliver Maltman, Edmund Moriarty, Eve Myles, Alistair Robins, James Staddon, Nicolas Tennant.
Author John Fletcher. Producer Bill Kenwright. Producer Thelma Holt. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Gregory Doran. Design Stephen Brimson Lewis. Lighting Wayne Dowdeswell. Music Paul Englishby. Sound Martin Slavin. Choreographer Michael Ashcroft. Director Terry King (fight).
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