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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Lahore’s Theatre Wallay staging of The Taming of the Shrew for the Globe to Globe season. Directed by Hassaim Hussain. Performed in Urdu.
Language
Urdu
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
May 2012

Credits

Director
Hassaim Hussain
Cast
Nadia JamilKiran (Katherina)
Omair RanaRustam (Petruchio)
Salman ShahidBashir (Baptista Minola)
Karen DavidBina (Bianca)
Ahmed AliTranio
Daud RandleWaqaruddin (Vincentio)
Daud RandleCurtis
Hamza KamalSafarish (Grumio)
Hamza KamalBegum (Widow)
Maria KhanRavi (Christopher Sly)
Mukkarum KaleemGremio
Osman Khalid ButtHasnat (Hortensio)
Syed Abbas HussainBiru (Biondello)
Umer NaruQazim (Lucentio)

Additional Details

Theatre company
Theatre Wallay
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works; Globe to Globe season; World Shakespeare Festival 2012

Notes

History
The play was performed 25 & 26 May 2012.
Textual information
The Urdu adaptation was written by three Pakistani women.
Reviews
Peter Kirwan: http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/pkirwan/entry/the_taming_of_1_2_3_4/(accessed 7/2012). Kirwan writes - "The joy and pride apparently felt by the company in being at the Globe translated into a confident, hysterical and moving performance, offering one of the finest Shrews I’ve yet seen"

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
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Email
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Fax
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Address
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