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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Conceived as a spaghetti western, a video recording of the Folger Theatre’s 2012 staging of The Taming of the Shrew directed by Aaron Posner. Videotaped for the WAPAVA by Tony Hoos. Cody Nickell and Kate Eastwood Norris (husband and wife) play Petruchio and Katherina.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
26 May 2012
Duration
150 mins (incl. interval)

Credits

Director
Aaron Posner
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Cliff Eberhardt
Production Design
Tony Cisek
Costume
Helen Q. Huang
Contributor
Tony Hoos
Cast
Kate Eastwood NorrisKatherina
Cody NickellPetruchio
Sarah Mollo-ChristensenBianca
Holly TwyfordTranio
Carkuff. KatyWidow
Carkuff. KatyHaberdasher
Craig WallaceGremio
Danny ScheieGrumio
Dave GambleVincentio
Edward ChristianPedant
James GardinerBiondello
Marcus KydHortensio
Rex DaughertyCurtis
Rex DaughertyTailor
Sarah MarshallBaptisa Minola
Thomas KeeganLucentio

Additional Details

Theatre
Elizabethan Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Library
Theatre company
Folger Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Gender reversal

Notes

Textual information
Dramaturg is Michele Osherow.

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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