The Taming of the Shrew by Heartbreak Theatre
Everyone wants to marry Bianca, Kate’s younger sister but no suitor can be found for Kate who must be married before her sister. Enter Petruchio, a gamester on the make who surprises them both with the most unconventional courtship in English literature. A controversial, passionate and tender story of sexual politics: The Taming of the Shrew focuses on the electric battle between Petruchio and Kate, two of Shakespeare’s most unforgettable characters. Enjoy Heartbreak’s humorous and playful production of this unlikely love story as two people come to know each other and understand what magic is needed to create the “perfect” marriage.
The Taming of the Shrew is part of our Outdoor Theatre series of free outdoor performances in a new location on the summer stage in Canada Square Park
- Romeo & Juliet – Monday 24 July
- The Comedy of Errors- Monday 7 August
- The Taming of the Shrew – Monday 14 August
- Emma – Monday 21 August
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