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    The Taming of the Shrew
    By William Shakespeare

    20:30, Tue 6th – Fri 9th June 2023 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:30, Tue 13th – Fri 16th June 2023 at Royal Opera House, London
    21:00, Tue 20th – Fri 23rd June 2023 at Royal Opera House, London
    Easter Week 6 to May Week

    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
    The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a mischievous nobleman tricks a drunken tinker named Sly into believing he is actually a nobleman himself. The nobleman then has the play performed for Sly's diversion.
    The main plot depicts the courtship of Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, and Katherina, the headstrong, obdurate shrew. Initially, Katherina is an unwilling participant in the relationship, but Petruchio tempers her with various psychological torments—the "taming"—until she becomes a compliant and obedient bride. The subplot features a competition between the suitors of Katherina's more desirable sister, Bianca.
    The play's apparent misogynistic elements have become the subject of considerable controversy, particularly among modern audiences and readers. It has been adapted numerous times for stage, screen, opera, and musical theatre; perhaps the most famous adaptations being Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me, Kate and the 1967 film version of the original play, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The film 10 Things I Hate About You is also loosely based on the play.

    Cast

    Petruchio
    Grumio
    Bianca Minola
    Lucentio
    Tranio
    Hortensio
    Biondello
    Baptista Minola
    Vincentio
    Gremio

    Production Team

    Director
    Producer
    Musical Director
    Writer
    Composer
    Technical Director
    Lighting Designer
    Choreographer
    Publicity Designer
    Sound Designer
    Costume Designer
    Set Designer
    Carpenter –
    Production Manager
    Publicist
    Stage Manager
    Deputy Stage Manager
    Assistant Stage Manager
    Production Electrician
    Chief Electrician
    Video Director
    Camera Operator
    Photographer