The Taming Of The Shrew by William Shakespeare (Open-air)
  • Thorington Theatre, Thorington, Nr. Southwold, Suffolk
    IP17 3RB
  • Sunday 7th August 2:00pm until 5:00pm
'The Taming Of The Shrew' 1590-1592 was no doubt controversial in it's infancy as indeed it is today. There have been many ingenious groundbreaking interpretations during recent years. Our vision? A feisty tale of passionate Elizabethan love!

A classic Elizabethan love story, a brilliant, exciting tale of passion, power, and wit!


Padua, Italy c1590. Baptista Minola has two daughters, Katharina the elder and fair Bianca. Bianca has many suitors yet Baptista will not agree her marriage until Katharina ’The Curst’ first be wed.

Enter Petruchio looking for a wealthy wife. Can he subdue Katharina’s legendary temper and win her dowry?

Costumed in colourful Elizabethan style with live music and dance the show is suitable for all the family. The performance is preceded by an inclusive, fun and educational event.

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