The Taming of the Shrew

by

William Shakespeare

SYNOPSIS

The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare's most loved comedies! It's the story of a strong-minded woman, Katharina, who yields to an equally stubborn man. Once again, Shakespeare explores the arena of love, delighting audiences throughout the centuries.

DIRECTOR

Ray Baer

CAST

Baptista

Mike Rutman

Katherine (Kate)

Stephanie Sorgo

Bianca

Martha Gray

Gremio

Paul Bilton

Hortensio

Luke Walker

Lucentio

Peter Gilbert

Tranio

Phil Margolis

Biondello

Jim Carson

Vincentio

Gregory Fleming

Petruchio

Jason Vikse

Grumio

Jamie Langridge

Merchant

Markus Wyler

Widow

Marianne Alewine

PRODUCTION PHOTOS

BEHIND THE SCENES

Assistant to the Director voice work

Helen Hauser

Musical direction

Jamie Langridge, Claudia Wicki

Sound choreography

Terry Menard

Choreography

Valery Niggli

Production Coordinator

Carolina Diaz Quijano

Stage Managers

Natasha Afanasyeva, Daniele Dagani

Set design

Firman Burke, Peter Schietinger

Set construction

Tim Purdue, members of the Club

Lighting design

Tiina Palojärvi, Andreas Stahl

Lighting crew

Tim Purdue, Sonia Lee

Sound crew

Kevin Bright, Susan De Paul, Deborah Somers

Prompters

Alan and Joan Bridgman, Connor Courtney

Head of Props

Vicki Ball

Props crew

Claudia Agster, Mary Seidler, Karen Siber

Costumes

Sylvia Hintermeister, Maria Velasco, Catherine Vitte, Claudia Wicki

Make Up

Christine Eusebio-Ellis, Maureen Grimm, Sylvia Hintermeister, Valery Niggli, Anouscha Schodjai, Daria Zehnder

Photography

Firman Burke, Daniele Dagani, Tiina Palojärvi

Front of House

Anne Jiricny, Tricia Schmid, Members of the Club

Box Office

Tricia Schmid

Publicity

Stephanie Sorgo

Title artwork

Peter Schietinger (Kiss by Stephanie Sorgo)

Programme

David Roscoe (Editor), Peter Schietinger (Design)

Special thanks for his invaluable contribution to this production

Michael Corbidge of the Royal Shakespeare Company

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