Performance

VenueRoyal Exchange
Other spaces: The Studio/Swan Street Studio
TownManchester
CountyGreater Manchester
From28th February 2001
Opened5th March 2001
To14th April 2001
WhenMon-Fri 19:30, Sat 20:00, except Mon Mar 5 at 19:00, Wed Mat 14:30, Sat Mat 16:00
PricesFrom £7.00. To £24.50.
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The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the ShrewT377164256
Two 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.
Author Shakespeare


Archive :: production:T377164256, play:S5195, venue:V491
Current production:Work

Production details

Company

Company Royal Exchange Theatre
Director Helena Kaut-Howson
Design Johanna Bryant
Choreographer Toby Sedgwick
Lighting Jason Taylor
Sound Steve Brown
Music Akintayo Akinbode
Performer Lloyd Hutchinson (Petruchio)
Performer Tanya Ronder (Katherina)
Performer Joseph Alessi
Performer John Branwell
Performer Nick Cavaliere
Performer Peter Collins
Performer Guy Hargreaves
Performer Robert Pickavance
Performer Phoebe Soteriades
Performer Susan Twist
Performer Toby Sedgwick
Performer Simon Roberts
Performer David Williams
Performer Marc Parry
Performer Orla Cottingham

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