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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Jean Gascon’s production of The Taming of the Shrew for the 1973 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Pat Galloway is Katherina and Alan Scarfe is Petruchio.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Jun 1973

Credits

Director
Jean Gascon
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gabriel Charpentier
Production Design
John Jensen
Costume
Desmond Heeley
Cast
Pat GallowayKatherina
Alan ScarfePetruchio
Powys ThomasBaptista Minola
Patricia CollinsBianca
Barry MacGregorTranio
Barry MacGregorLucentio
Don SutherlandHaberdasher
Edward AtienzaGrumio
Joel KenyonCurtis
Lewis GordonBiondello
Mary BartonTailor
Mary BartonWidow
Mervyn BlakeVincentio
Powys ThomasPedant
Robin GammellHortensio
William NeedlesGremio

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 4 June-20 October 1973; then on tour.
Reviews
Barnes, Clive. New York Times (6 June 1973). p. 39. Jackson, Berners W. Shakespeare Quarterly 24 (173) 405-10 (in review article). Jackson writes ‘The Stratford production treated the play frivolously. It was directed from the surface, so to speak, not from within the text’.

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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