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Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew can be a problematic play for modern audiences. Shakespeare drew the outlines of the story from an earlier (and more misogynistic) play and stretched conventions as much as the customs and expectations of his day allowed, making it not only a more popular but also more provocative tale. 220 more words
It’s been a long time since I’ve written a Shakespeare post. Let’s change that.
When I say “Shakespearean lovers”, your mind probably goes straight to Romeo and Juliet. 1,623 more words
THE TAMING OF A SHREW – GENDERSWAPPED!
20 – 21 March 8.00pm, Exeter Barnfield Theatre
Performed by: Keith Braid, Sasha van Diepen, Theresa Dunthorne, Meg Gray, Dominic James, Natalie Keffler, Richard Knox, Hannah Rosa Minshall, Sally Naylor, Grace Rider, Alex Rowntree, Tabi Scott, Loren Smith… 809 more words
Date: 1592 – 4.
First read: Leon Garfield’s abridged version around 1992. I tried the full version about a year later and got horribly bored with the Lucentio plotline. 1,229 more words