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The Tamer Tamed
a Comedy
CATEGORY : COMEDY
by John Fletcher

COMPANY : Resurgens Theatre Company [WEBSITE]
VENUE : The New American Shakespeare Tavern [WEBSITE]
ID# 4689

SHOWING : April 13, 2015 - April 17, 2015

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

In the spirit of last autumn’s feminized Doctor Faustus, Resurgens Theatre Company returns to Atlanta this spring with John Fletcher’s long neglected proto-feminist reply to The Taming of the Shrew. Taking a leaf from Lysistrata, The Tamer Tamed turns the tables on Petruchio, Shakespeare’s “brave wife-breaker,” in a highly festive and boisterous battle of the sexes. Directed by Dr. Brent Griffin, this “original practices” production not only celebrates Fletcher’s colorful subversion of early modern patriarchal norms, but also demonstrates why seventeenth-century popular opinion held that, although Shrew was “liked,” Tamer Tamed was “very well liked.”


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Brent Griffin
Choreographer Colleen Hargis
Music Director/Composer Olivia Sloan
Country Wife/Ensemble Janine DeMichele Baggett
Ensemble Misty Barber
Petruchio Brent Griffin
Ensemble Findley Hansard
Bianca Colleen Hargis
City Wife/Ensemble Courtney Loner
Jaques Chris Rushing
Maria Olivia Sloan
Pedro Michael Tarver
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