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THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Staging this play has always presented a challenge, to which Sport for Jove has risen, admirably.

Neither obsequiously purist nor deferentially modern: the production is set in what is ostensibly 1920s era filmmaking, a witness to the rise of aviation and the likes of Amelia Earhart, amongst others, seen to herald a shift of sorts in society’s still-strong subjugation of women. 401 more words

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Other All-Female "Shrews"

Our upcoming production of Taming of the Shrew is slated to be all-female. This raises some interesting questions- will the characters be gender-swapped or will female actors be portraying male characters? 133 more words

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Old Shakey #2: The Taming of the Shrew

“Tis the mind that makes the body rich.”  Petruchio

Again, I didn’t know much about this play, except an awareness that it’s the subject of a quite diverse range of adaptations.  1,132 more words

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The Taming of the Shrew

Title: The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Number of pages: 238

Type of Book: Classic, Fiction; Play

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BOOK REVIEW

The Taming of the Shrew- Cliff Notes Edition

I recently finished reading the play “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare.  I enjoy reading it and found it to be very humorous.  A very wise lady from my church told me that Shakespeare’s plays were not written to be boring schoolwork, but to delight and entertain his audience; and to keep that in mind if I ever got frustrated or discouraged, since reading Shakespeare can be difficult. 415 more words

Shakespeare Saturday: The Taming of the Shrew

If I be waspish, best beware my sting.

I confess: The Taming of the Shrew is probably my least favourite of Shakespeare’s comedies. In fact, it probably hovers pretty near the bottom in my overall order of preference. 1,239 more words

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Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare's Globe

Beginning May 13, 2016 and continuing through August 2016, Shakespeare’s Globe in London will run a production of Taming of the Shrew. Here, the play has received an “Irish makeover”, an interesting choice given the centennial of the Easter Rising this year. 86 more words

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