The Taming of the Shrew cutting and notes by Lindsay ... - Theatrefolk

The Taming of the Shrew

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Taming of the Shrew

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's controversial tale about the relationships between men and women.

 About 60 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 17
5 M | 3 W | 9 Any Gender


Interior and Exterior


 38 pages

Comedy Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour

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This comedy about the relationships between men and women continues to be one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays.

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17 Characters
5 M, 3 W, 9 Any Gender

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

Baptista Minola [M] 49 lines
Father to Katharina and Bianca
Katharina Minola [W] 59 lines
Baptista's eldest daughter
Bianca Minola [W] 22 lines
Baptista's youngest daughter
Petruchio [M] 108 lines
Suitor to Katharina
Gremio [M] 39 lines
Suitor to Bianca
Hortensio [M] 45 lines
Suitor to Bianca
Lucentio [M] 36 lines
Suitor to Bianca
Tranio [A] 65 lines
Servant to Lucentio
Biondello [A] 17 lines
Servant to Lucentio
Grumio [A] 24 lines
Servant to Petruchio
Curtis [A] 17 lines
Servant to Petruchio
Servant [A] 1 line
Servant to Baptista
Vincentio [A] 17 lines
Lucentio's father
Merchant [A] 18 lines
Pretends to be Vincentio
Widow [W] 7 lines
Marries Hortensio
Tailor [A] 2 lines
Gown maker
Haberdasher [A] 2 lines
Hat maker

Prop List

Books, Lute, Boots, Plate of meat

Multimedia

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