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Shakespeare's Globe

The Taming of the Shrew

By William Shakespeare

Touring the UK, Europe and Asia, and playing at the Globe

CREATIVES

Directed by
Joe Murphy

Designed by
Hannah Clark

Composed by
Corin Buckeridge  

CAST

Remy Beasley
Tranio

Becci Gemmell
Lucentio

Kathryn Hunt
Baptista Minola/Grumio 

Kate Lamb
Katherina 

Olivia Morgan
Bianca/Biondello 

Joy Richardson
Gremio/Vincentio/Widow 

Nicola Sangster
Hortensio 

Leah Whitaker
Petruchio

  • Theatre/2013/The Taming of the Shrew/brochure

This production has now closed

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 strongwilled 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.

Performed at the Globe and touring on an Elizabethan-style stage, with an all-female cast.

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