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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.

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 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

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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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Characters

 17
5 Men, 3 Women, 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


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The Taming of the Shrew
cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

 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

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