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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Richard Rose’s 1997 production of The Taming of the Shrew for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. The play is set in the Little Italy area of New York City in the 1960s and features Lucy Peacock as Katherina and Peter Donaldson as Petruchio.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Jun 1997

Credits

Director
Richard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Graeme S. Thomson
Costume
Charlotte Dean
Cast
Lucy PeacockKatherina
Peter Donaldson (2)Petruchio
John Gilbert (2)Baptista Minola
Cynthia DaleBianca
Keith DinicolTranio
Benedict CampbellHortensio
Bernard HopkinsPedant
Conrad CoatesTailor
Douglas ChamberlainVincentio
Jeffrey RennHaberdasher
Jonathan CrombieLucentio
Richard CurnockGremio
Robert PersichiniBiondello
Shawn WrightCurtis
Stephen OuimetteGrumio
Tamara BernierWidow

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1960s
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 13 May-9 November 1997
Reviews
Brantley, Ben. New York Times (22 July 1997), ppB1, B5.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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