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The Taming of the Shrew By William Shakespeare
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The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare. It was one of his earlier plays, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1594. The play begins with a framing device in which a... More > drunkard is deceived into thinking he is a nobleman who then watches the "play" itself, which depicts a nobleman, Petruchio, who marries an outspoken, intelligent, and bad-tempered shrew named Katherina. Petruchio manipulates and "tames" her until she is obedient to his will. The main subplot features the courting of Katherina's more conventional sister Bianca by numerous suitors.< Less
The Taming of the Shrew By Geof Walker
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To be Acted on stage. Language appropriate for 8 to 14 year olds. This script has been used by many schools and has been used by the writer for 5 performances over a week to 1000 people. Children... More > know all about their Shakespearean play and ensures their parents do too! A very funny play that works well for up to 60 children!< Less
The Taming of the Shrew By William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent... More > dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children:Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of aplaying company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613 at age 49, where he died three years later. -wikipedia< Less
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: A Journey of Discovery By Jeffrey M. Luetkenhaus
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This Thesis is written record of the research, ideas and execution of the Scenic Design for The Taming of The Shrew, which opened at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on November 9, 2005.... More > Within this work there is analysis and research pertaining to William Shakespeare and this work. Shakespeare wrote more then 30 works for the Elizabethan Stage, this strongly influenced the scenic design, which is illustrated in the pre production chapter along with the journey the production team took to arrive at this realization. The Build and Production chapter focuses on the execution of the physical environment. A final chapter involving evaluations and responses to the work. Appendices illustrating the journey are also included, highlighting pictorial research, sketches, model work, draftings, painter’s elevations and production photographs. This accumulated information represents a whole and exciting look at our production of The Taming of The Shrew.< Less
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: A Journey of Discovery By Jeffrey M. Luetkenhaus
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This Thesis is written record of the research, ideas and execution of the Scenic Design for The Taming of The Shrew, which opened at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on November 9, 2005.... More > Within this work there is analysis and research pertaining to William Shakespeare and this work. Shakespeare wrote more then 30 works for the Elizabethan Stage, this strongly influenced the scenic design, which is illustrated in the pre production chapter along with the journey the production team took to arrive at this realization. The Build and Production chapter focuses on the execution of the physical environment. A final chapter involving evaluations and responses to the work. Appendices illustrating the journey are also included, highlighting pictorial research, sketches, model work, draftings, painter’s elevations and production photographs. This accumulated information represents a whole and exciting look at our production of The Taming of The Shrew.< Less
Taming of the Shrew -- Texas Style By C. David Claudon
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This acting edition of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has been transplanted to the early 20th century Texas. The play was first performed under the direction of C. David Claudon at... More > Rich East High School in 2004.< Less
Taming of the Shrew -- Texas Style By C. David Claudon
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This acting edition of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has been transplanted to the early 20th century Texas. The play was first performed under the direction of C. David Claudon at... More > Rich East High School in 2004.< Less
Quick Guide: The Taming of the Shrew By College Guide World
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The main plot 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... More > Petruchio tempers her with various psychological torments—the "taming"—until she becomes a compliant and obedient bride. The subplot features a competition between the suitors of Katherina's more desirable sister, Bianca. The play's apparent misogynistic elements have become the subject of considerable controversy, particularly among modern audiences and readers. It has nevertheless been adapted numerous times for stage, screen, opera, and musical theatre; perhaps the most famous adaptations being Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me, Kate and the film 10 Things I Hate About You.< Less
The Taming of the Shrew - an adaptation for children By Geof Walker
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To be Acted on stage. Language appropriate for 8 to 14 year olds. This script has been used by many schools and has been used by the writer for 5 performances over a week to 1000 people. Children... More > know all about their Shakespearean play and ensures their parents do too! A very funny play that works well for up to 60 children!< Less
ASC Study Guide: The Taming of the Shrew By Cass Morris
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American Shakespeare Center Study Guides are a valuable resource for educators at the Advanced Placement and collegiate level, providing a start-to-finish outline for exploring a play through the... More > ASC’s methods of performance-based learning. Our mission is to help you recover the joy of Shakespeare with your students through both his wordcraft and his stagecraft. Your students will discover that Shakespeare uses their language to tell their stories — stories of love and hate, jealousy and betrayal, dysfunctional families and challenging friendships — as vital and vivid now as they were four hundred years ago. Our goal is to get teachers out of the mindset that they have to teach Shakespeare like a novel. We encourage you to rearrange your classroom so that students explore the plays on their feet.< Less