The Taming of the Shrew


Katharina and Bianca, the daughters of a rich man of Padua, are ready to marry. The game is simple: the youngest can be won only if the eldest finds her equal. But Katharina is strong-willed and not afraid to challenge the rules.
The Taming of the Shrew at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - comedy
Venue: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Starts: Saturday 1 February 2020
Closes: Saturday 18 April 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Accompanied by live music and song in the unique and intimate setting of the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, The Taming of the Shrew questions the essence of Man and Woman, the feminine and the masculine, and searches for answers in the realm of the wondrous.

Synopsis


Katharina and Bianca, the daughters of a rich man of Padua, are ready to marry.


The game is simple: the youngest can be won only if the eldest finds her equal.


But Katharina is strong-willed and not afraid to challenge the rules.


Who will be able to rival her?


The hunt is on.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London SE1 9DT

Box office tel: 020 7401 9919

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Dates


Previews from:Saturday 1 February 2020

Press night:Thursday 6 February 2020

Closes:Saturday 18 April 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Standard:

Seated: from £20


Fixed Position Standing: £10


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Access information


Relaxed Performances

Sunday 5th April 1:00 PM


Audio Described Performances

Sunday 15th March 1:00 PM


Captioned Performances

Wednesday 11th March 7:30 PM


Signed Performances

Wednesday 15th April 7:30 PM


Cast


Lila Clements

Mattia Mariotti

Melissa Riggall

Michelle Terry


Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Maria Gaitanidi
Designer: Liam Bunster

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