Tags » Taming Of The Shrew

Session Four: Week 13


Written by Dominique

Definitive progress made tonight, but it is a messy business, theatre, and we are learning to move forward with some growing pains. 1,390 more words

Shakespeare In Prison

Session Four: Week 12

After today’s warm up, the facilitators asked the ensemble if they would be interested in trying some different types of exercises – we always learn and have fun with our usual theatre games and improv, but our thought was that, since the group dynamic this year is more “buckle down and do the work” than in sessions past, they might enjoy more challenging activities. 341 more words

Shakespeare In Prison

The Shrew's Taming

I’m pretty sure German directors all have a deck of improv-game-type prompts, which they use to pick the settings for their shows. This deck includes cards like “an abusive father’s basement,” “an American slum,” “a hunting party,” and “outer space.” Director Tina Lanik picked the “hunting party” card for this  858 more words


Session 4: Weeks 10 and 11

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, folks! It’s a great opportunity for you to hop on the giving bandwagon and get in a donation to Shakespeare in Prison before the year is over. 831 more words

Shakespeare In Prison

Taming of the Shrew (Or is the Problem You?)

Under her Thumb and you Wanna Run?

Is your wife bossy, moody and difficult?

Does she make you feel like a bird in a cage by hindering your freedom and standing between you and the things that you want to do? 475 more words


Session 4: Week 9


Today we moved ahead with our plan to read through the rest of the play, and we did exactly that. A few of the women had done this on their own ahead of time, and they were pretty upset by how “sexist” some aspects (some would argue, all aspects) of the play are. 153 more words

Shakespeare In Prison

The time I got tamed

hey guys

I was in a shakespeare production last week… Interesting enough?

Except that the play was The Taming Of The Shrew

For those of you who are not familiar with the plot… 301 more words