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The Taming of the Shrew

Year of Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   The Taming of the Shrew, Theatre Wallay/Kashf, dir. Haissam Hussain, 25 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Thea Buckley, Shakespeare Institute Discussion of Shakespeare’s Shrew inevitably centres on the final, controversial scene, wherein Katherine […]

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How to Tame a Shrew?

Our revered guardian of theatrical values, Michael Billington, has recently joined Twitter. The news provoked a flurry of excitement among regular tweeters. His first message to what is already becoming a large band of devoted followers both posed a question and offered a recommendation. ‘Saw the Shrew in Stratford last night. I once called for […]

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