The New American Shakespeare Tavern Presents The Taming of the Shrew

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A part of The Shakespeare Evolution Series, TShakespeare Evolution Series The Comedieshe Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents The Taming of the Shrew (a part of the August/September Repertory).

The Taming of the Shrew was the Bard’s first stab at portraying the ultimate “battle of the sexes.” Will Petruchio be able to tame his Kate, turning the “shrew” into a doting wife, or will the lady hold fast to her wild, independent ways?

The Taming of the Shrew
Directed by Drew Reeves
$12 Preview Thursday August 18
Regular Performances: August 19-28, September 16, 22, 25, 30 and October 1

Cast/Crew
The Taming of the Shrew
Directed by Drew Reeves
Production Stage Manager – Cindy Kearns*
Assistant Stage Manager – Deborah McGriff*
Costume Designer – Anné Carole Butler
Lighting Designer – Harley Gould
Music by Clarke Weigle

Katherina, the shrew, daughter to Baptista – Mary Russell
Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, suitor to Kate – J. C. Long*
Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua – Doug Kaye*
Bianca, daughter to Baptista – Kelly Criss
Lucentio, son to Vincentio, in love with Bianca – Andrew Houchins*
Hortensio, suitor to Bianca – Nicholas Faircloth
Gremio, suitor to Bianca – J. Tony Brown*
Vincentio, an old gentleman of Pisa – Troy Willis*
Tranio, servant to Lucentio – Daniel Parvis
Grumio, servant to Petruchio – Matt Felten
Pedant – Clarke Weigle
Biondello, servant to Lucentio – Matt Nitchie
Widow – Kati Grace Morton
Priest – Troy Willis*
Painter – Vinnie Mascola
Curtis, servant to Petruchio – Vinnie Mascola
Haberdasher – J. Tony Brown*
Tailor – Troy Willis*
Conjurer – Matt Felten
Officer – Vinnie Mascola
Poet – Troy Willis*
Model – Kati Grace Morton
Servants – Doug Kaye*, Kelly Criss, J. Tony Brown*, Andrew Houchins*, Troy Willis*, Clarke Weigle, Kati Grace Morton, Vinnie Mascola, Matt Nitchie
Minstrel – Clarke Weigle
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

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