Overview

Kate and Petruchio are one of literature’s greatest screwball couples, hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other—right up to the play’s hilarious, but revealing, final scene.

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ARTISTIC STAFF

Director Fred C. Adams
Assistant Director — R. Scott Phillips
Scenic Designer — Vicki M. Smith
Costume Designer — Bill Black
Lighting Designer — Donna Ruzika
Composer/Sound Designer — Joe Payne
Dramaturg — Frank Honts
Voice and Text Coach — Michael J Barnes
Music Director — Michael Gribbin
Fight Director — Christopher DuVal
Stage Manager — Tanya J. Searle*


CAST

Baptista Minola, father to Katherine and Bianca Peter Sham*
Katherina, his elder daughterMelinda Pfundstein*
Bianca, his younger daughter Natasha Harris
Petruchio, a suitor to Katherina — Brian Vaughn*
Gremio, a suitor to Bianca — David Pichette*
Hortensio, a suitor to BiancaDrew Shirley
Lucentio, a suitor to BiancaSam Ashdown*
Vincentio, Lucentio’s father John Ahlin*
Tranio, a servant to Lucentio — Michael Doherty*
Biondello, a servant to Lucentio — Eric Weiman
Grumio, a servant to Petruchio — Aaron Galligan-Stierle*
Curtis, a servant to Petruchio — Josh Durfey
Nathaniel, a servant to Petruchio — Zack Powell
Phillip, a servant to Petruchio — Andrew Voss
Joseph, a servant to Petruchio Nigel Huckle
Nicholas, a servant to Petruchio — Marco Antonio Vega
Widow — Bree Murphy

Tailor — Marco Antonio Vega
Millineress — Samantha Ma
Cook — Bree Murphy
Officer — Andrew Voss
Merchant — Andy Baldeschwiler

Flower Girl — Samantha Ma
Servants — Nigel Huckle, Marco Antonio Vega, Andrew Voss


UNDERSTUDIES

Baptista Minola — Tony Amendola*; Katherina — Bree Murphy; Bianca — Allie Babich; Petruchio — Tyler Pierce*; Gremio — Andy Baldeschwiler; Hortensio — Brendan Marshall-Rashid*; Lucentio — Zack Powell; Vincentio — Andrew Voss; Tranio — Josh Durfey; Biondello — Jonah Robinson; Grumio — Josh Durfey; Curtis — Brandon Beaver; Nathaniel — Jordan Donica; Phillip — Jordan Donica; Joseph — Brandon Beaver; Nicholas — Jordan Donica; Widow — Christine Jugueta*; Tailor — Jordan Donica; Millineress — Jade Payton; Cook — Christine Jugueta*; Officer — Jordan Donica; Merchant — Marco Antonio Vega; Flower Girl — Jade Payton; Servants — Brandon Beaver, Jordan Donica
Understudies never substitute for listed players unless an announcement is made prior to the performance.


*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

The scenic and sound designers are represented by the United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE.

The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.


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Play Details

Dates
June 25 to September 5, 2015

Venue
Adams Shakespearean Theatre

Author
William Shakespeare

Director
Fred C. Adams

Content Advisory
The Taming of the Shrew is suitable for most audiences; it does contain the Bard’s usual innuendo and double entendres and some violence.

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