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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Peter Dew’s 1981 production of The Taming of the Shrew for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
17 Jun 1981

Credits

Director
Peter Dews
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Norman Symonds
Production Design
Susan Benson
Costume
Susan Benson
Cast
Sharry FlettKatherina
Len CariouPetruchio
Barney O’SullivanBaptista Minola
Lynne GriffinBianca
Anthony BekennTailor
Desmond EllisChristopher Sly
Keith DinicolBiondello
Lewis GordonGrumio
Max HelpmannVincentio
Pamela RedfernWidow
Patrick ChristopherHortensio
Peter HuttLucentio
Rod BeattieGremio
Ron HastingsPedant
Stephen CrossCurtis

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 15 June-31 October 1981. It was re-staged for television and broadcast on CBC 21 February 1982 and later released on video. The televised version is catalogued separately.
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 33 (1982): 199-202 (in review-article).

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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