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Taming of the Shrew, The: A History

Synopsis
Podcast hosted by Samuel Yeo, a graduate in Theatre Studies and English Literature from the Australian National University, Canberra. It explores the history of The Taming of the Shrew, from folk tales to musicals, from the Victorians to vaudeville, from an overacting Christopher Sly to Hollywood’s take on the rebel. Includes references to assorted film and television adaptations as well as music from Cole Porter’s Broadway musical Kiss Me Kate and Nino Rota’s score for Zeffirelli’s film adaptation from 1967 starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
Series
Podcast Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Australia
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
25 Apr 2019
Duration
90 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama; Women’s studies; Shakespeare

Online Availability

Online URL
http://podcastshakespeare.libsyn.com/010-the-taming-of-the-shrew-a-history
Online format
Streamed/Download

Distributor

Name

Libsyn

Web
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Address
5001 Baum Blvd.
Suite 770
Pittsburgh, PA
15213
USA

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