The Taming of the Shrew Revival 2019

Run Time:
2 hours, 50 minutes
Opened: November 5, 2019
Closing: January 18, 2020

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Barbican Centre [Barbican Hall]
Barbican Centre Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS London

The ultimate battle of the sexes is turned on its head in this 'deftly provocative and exuberantly entertaining' (The Times) production in which the 1590s are reimagined - with women in charge.

In this radical take on Shakespeare's fierce and energetic comedy of gender, Baptista Minola is seeking to marry off her two sons, the sweet-tempered Bianco and the rebellious Katherine. Cue an explosive courtship and a keenly witty portrayal of hierarchy and control.

Taking inspiration from the novel The Power by Naomi Alderman, Justin Audibert directs a revelatory The Taming of the Shrew, set in a matriarchal world, with sumptuous Elizabethan costumes.

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