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The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

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

Comedy Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour

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Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 60 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
17 Characters
5 M | 3 W | 9 Any Gender
Interior and Exterior
38 pages
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Praise for The Taming of the Shrew

Lynn West
Belgrade High School
We loved it! The students could really identify with the characters which helped bring Shakespeare's words to life. We got a lot of great feedback from audience members and from the judges at a festival we took it to.

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