Theater: William Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’


Friday at 7:00pm until Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 6:00pm, Phoenix Players Kenya.

The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1591.

The play begins when a mischievous noble man tricks a drunken tinker named Sly into beliving he is actually a nobleman himself.The play depicts the courtship of Petruchio,a gentleman of Verona ,and Katherina,the headstrong,obdurate shrew .Initially,Katherina is an unwilling participant in the relationship, but Petruchio tempers her with various psychological torments-the “TAMING”-until she becomes a complian and obedient bride

Author: Faith Oneya

Lover of the written and spoken word.

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