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== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
  
A [[CATS|C.A.T.]] production titled ''[[The Shrew]]'' was presented in the Concert Hall, [[Baxter Theatre]] in 1980, directed by [[Dawn Lindberg]] feauturing [[Michael McGovern]], [[Molly Seftel]], [[Des Lindberg]], [[Roland Stafford]], [[Michael O'Brien]], [[Dawn Lindberg]].
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A [[Cats|C.A.T.]] production titled ''[[The Shrew]]'' was presented in the Concert Hall, [[Baxter Theatre]] in 1980, directed by [[Dawn Lindberg]] feauturing [[Michael McGovern]], [[Molly Seftel]], [[Des Lindberg]], [[Roland Stafford]], [[Michael O'Brien]], [[Dawn Lindberg]].
  
 
==Translations and adaptations==
 
==Translations and adaptations==

Revision as of 08:13, 7 January 2014

An adaptation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew by Charles Marowitz. The acclaimed 1975 production was performed at The Studio in the Sydney Opera House. Refashioned as a gothic tale, the adaptation removed all the comedy, and instead concentrated on examining the themes of sadism and brain washing, with a misogynistic Petruchio raping and beating Katherina and driving her mad. The play divided critics, though many celebrated it as a genuinely original and relevant treatment of a difficult Shakespeare text.

Performance history in South Africa

A C.A.T. production titled The Shrew was presented in the Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre in 1980, directed by Dawn Lindberg feauturing Michael McGovern, Molly Seftel, Des Lindberg, Roland Stafford, Michael O'Brien, Dawn Lindberg.

Translations and adaptations

Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Taming_of_the_Shrew

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Marowitz


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