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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
A Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival production directed by Richard Monette for stage and for the CBC by Norman Campbell. Colm Feore as Petruchio and Goldie Semple as Kate.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1988
Transmission details
2 Apr 1989 (Channel: CBS)
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Norman Campbell
Producer
Norman Campbell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Debra Hanson
Contributor
Richard Monette
Cast
Goldie SempleKatherina
Colm FeorePetruchio
Ron HastingsBaptista Minola
Kim HorsmanBianca
Scott WentworthTranio
Brian TreeGremio
Colm FeoreChristopher Sly
Daniel BuccosPeter
Eric CoatesBiondello
Geraint Wyn DaviesHortensio
Goldie SempleHostess
Henry CzernyLucentio
Jeffrey PrenticeTailor
John WojdaCurtis
Juan ChioranServant
Keith DinicolGrumio
Maurice GoodVincentio
Nolan JenningsHaberdasher
William NeedlesPedant

Additional Details

Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1950s
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
The DVD extras include a history of the play, an interview with Colm Feore and CBC trailers.
History
The play ran at the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival 7 May-29 October 1988. A video recording of the stage performance is held by the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive.
Reviews
C.E. McGee, Shakespeare Bulletin 6, nos 5-6 (1988), pp5-8 (review article).

Production Company

Name

CBS Television

Online Retailer

Name

cbcshop.ca

Email
cbcshop@cbc.ca
Web
http://www.cbcshop.ca External site opens in new window
Fax
416-205 2139
Address
CBC Shop
PO Box 500, Station ‘A’
Toronto
Ontario, MSW 1E6 Canada

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