The Taming of the Shrew

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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Katharina and Bianca, the daughters of a rich man of Padua, are ready to marry. The game is simple: the youngest can be won only if the eldest finds her equal. But Katharina is strong-willed and not afraid to challenge the rules. Who will be able to rival her? The hunt is on.

Accompanied by live music and song in the unique and intimate setting of the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, The Taming of the Shrew questions the essence of Man and Woman, the feminine and the masculine, and searches for answers in the realm of the wondrous.

Thy husband is thy lord,
thy life, thy keeper

— Act V, scene 2

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Tickets

Standing tickets (fixed position): £10
Seated tickets from £20

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Running time: To be confirmed

Part of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Season 2019 /20

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Captioned Performances

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Wednesday 11th March

7:30 PM
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Audio Described Performances

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Sunday 15th March

1:00 PM
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Relaxed Performances

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Sunday 5th April

1:00 PM
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Signed Performances

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Wednesday 15th April

7:30 PM

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The Taming of the Shrew

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