The Taming of the Shrew  

 
 

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The Taming of the ShrewThe all-male Shakespeare company Propeller will be bringing two simultaneous plays to the Rose Theatre this year: The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night. A controversial comedy from Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew is viewed by some as derogatory to women due to submissive tendencies throughout. Two competing suitors are striving to gain the hand of the beautiful Bianca. However, Bianca's father will not allow her to date until Kate, the older viciously tempered sister (the shrew), also starts dating. The suitors therefore take on disguises while they attempt to win her affection. Meanwhile, gold digging Petruchio agrees to wed Kate and so the taming of the shrew begins.

 

About Rose Theatre Kingston

The Rose Theatre, Kingston is an 850 seat venue ideally suited to Shakespeare which opened in 2008 in the centre of Kingston Upon Thames. The design of the auditorium took its inspiration from the Rose Theatre, an Elizabethan structure situated on London's Bankside. More about Rose Theatre Kingston

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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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VENUE  Rose Theatre Kingston 
The Real Thing at the Rose Theatre Kingston takes a humorous look at love and infidelity. Laurence Fox (best known for his role as DS James Hathaway in detective drama Lewis) stars as Henry, a man of 40 going through what could well be called a midlife crisis, having left his marriage for a woman and not knowing if it's the real deal. Written by To... More about this event
 
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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