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The Taming of the Shrew archiveTwo wealthy sisters in Padua must be married off. The modest, demure Bianca has no shortage of suitors, but who on earth will take the wild, ungovernable, ?shrewish' Katherina? Perhaps the gold-digging Petruchio, as maddeningly strong willed and perverse as Katherina herself, will be equal to the task of bullying her to the altar. Shakespeare's outrageous comedy introduces one of the theatre's great screwball double-acts, a couple hellbent on confusing and outwitting each other right up to its controversial conclusion. Gender Swapped.
Performers Joseph Arkley (Katherine), Charlotte Arrowsmith (Curtis), Hannah Azuonye (Pedant), Melody Brown (Vincentia), Richard Clews (Grumio), James Cooney (Bianco), Amelia Donkor (Hortensia), Laura Elsworthy (Trania), Amanda Harris (Baptista), Emily Johnstone (Lucentia), Alex Jones (Haberdasher), Alexander Mushore (Servant), Michael Patrick (Tailor), Claire Price (Petruchia), Sophie Stanton (Gremia), Aaron Thiara (Servant of Petruchia), Amy Trigg (Biondella), Leo Wan (Widower).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Justin Audibert. Design Stephen Brimson Lewis. Costume Hannah Clark. Lighting Matt Peel. Music Ruth Chan. Sound Claire Windsor. Director Lucy Cullingford (movement). Director Rachel Bown-Williams (fight director). Director Ruth Cooper-Brown (fight director).

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1948208718. Details of all The Taming of the Shrew archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5195

Archive Listings

26 Feb 20
to
7 Mar 20
Theatre Royal
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
12 Feb 20
to
22 Feb 20
Theatre Royal
Plymouth
Devon
29 Jan 20
to
8 Feb 20
Marlowe Theatre
Canterbury
Kent
5 Nov 19
to
18 Jan 20
Barbican Centre
West End
Greater London
25 Sep 19
to
5 Oct 19
The Lowry
Salford
Greater Manchester
11 Mar 19
to
21 Mar 19
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
8 Mar 19
to
31 Aug 19
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-Upon-Avon
Warwickshire

User Reviews

Jim (15Mar19): Great actors. Lots of fun, some welcome song and dance. Very inventive use of lines. Lots of imaginative touches. Really good evening.

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