The Taming of the Shrew - A play by William Shakespeare
It examines the comedy of courtship of a beautiful but sharp-tempered women and her persistent suitor.
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Shakespearean Drama of the Highest Quality Performed at an authentic recreation of The Globe. With performances by world famous award winning Shakespearean actors this series has recaptured the Elizabethan flavor of Shakespeare's own Globe productions by staging them just as they were seen in the 16th century. One of Shakespeare's most popular plays, "The Taming of the shrew" examines the comedy of courtship of a beautiful but sharp-tempered women and her persistent suitor. The story centers on two sisters and their suitors. Kathernia, the eldest daughter is very beautiful but sharp-tongued that no man showed interest. Bianca is sought by many men but cannot marry until the elder Katherina is wed. A swaggering young adventurer, Petruchio appears seeking a wife and is smitten with Katherina. The stormy courtship of Katherina and Petruchio unfolds as a battle of wits, wills and words. She obeys her father's wish and marries Petruchio and he begins the task of taming his shrew.