The Taming of the Shrew

2 hr 38 min | Royal Shakespeare Company | 2019

In a reimagined 1590, society is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert turns Shakespeare's fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

In a reimagined 1590, society is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert turns Shakespeare's fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

Details

Actor
Amanda Harris, Joseph Arkley, James Cooney, Claire Price, Amelia Donkor, Sophie Stanton, Emily Johnstone, Laura Elsworthy, Amy Trigg, Melody Brown, Richard Clews, Charlotte Arrowsmith, Aaron Thiara, Hannah Azuonye, Leo Wan, Michael Patrick, Alex Jones, Alexander Mushore
Director
Justin Audibert
Composer
Ruth Chan
Designer
Stephen Brimson Lewis, Hannah Clark, Claire Windsor, Matt Peel
Producer
Zoe Donegan
Writer
William Shakespeare