Theatre Talk about 'The Taming of the Shrew'
Last updated 6/22/2022 at 3:32pm
Special to The Village News
In a daring directorial debut, Shana Cooper was invited to The Old Globe to reimagine Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew." Her point of view is clearly a feminist's revenge on a dead playwright.
Not a word in the advanced publicity indicated this new direction. Thinking I would attend Opening Night to see an updated version of this classic battle between the sexes, I must admit, I wasn't prepared to see Kate's bridegroom Petruchio wearing a white wedding dress.
What next, Goldie Hawn playing Rosa Parks or Carson Kressley playing Marti...