"I see a woman may be made a fool. If she had not a spirit to resist"

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Every evening (except Sunday) at 7.30pm
St John’s College Gardens
(entrance via Queen's Road only)

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew is Shakespeare’s quintessential battle-of-the-sexes comedy! Baptista has two daughters that need to be married off – Bianca; docile, beautiful and much sought after by the noblemen of the town, and Katherine; ill-tempered and shrewish, with an acid tongue that no man can tame. As the oldest, Katherine must marry first – not that she much cares. Bianca’s many suitors can’t afford to wait, so in a wild scheme to find a husband for Katherine, they convince the wily Petruchio to take on the challenge.

…a bundle of joy; this is pure, unadulterated bliss, ideal for a balmy summer’s evening… A greatly skilled and athletic team, playing fast, open, attacking theatre —Cambridge News

Finished for 2018

The Taming of the Shrew has now finished for 2018 - please join us for the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival in 2019!