Taming of the Shrew

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Francisco C. Torres

"Is not general incivility the very essence of love?" - Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

Her name is Katharina Minola,
Renown’d in Padua for her scolding tongue.

Language is the battleground in Shakespeare's most contentious romantic comedy, performed in the beautiful outdoor Edgewood College Amphitheater.

Produced by Madison Shakespeare Company at Edgewood College Amphitheater, 1000 Edgewood College Dr Madison, WI

Performances: June 22 - July 1, 2018

Performance Times:
June 22, 6:30 PM
June 23, 6:30 PM
June 24, 4:00 PM
June 28, 6:30 PM
June 29, 6:30 PM
June 30, 6:30 PM
July 1, 4:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $15 suggested contribution

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Madison Shakespeare Company is conducting auditions for Taming of the Shrew, directed by Francisco C. Torres. Auditions will be April 2 and April 3 at Bartell Community Theatre with kind permission of Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theatre (Krass) and the production of Body Awareness by Annie Baker.

113 E. Mifflin St
Madison, WI

Candidates who have not appeared in a scripted MSC production during the past three years, please sign up for a monologue slot at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4eaaaa2fabfd0-taming . Your prepared monologue should consist of a sonnet or Shakespearean monologue under two minutes. Memorization is encouraged but not required. After your monologue, you may be asked to stay to read from the text in scene groupings.

Candidates who have appeared in an MSC production 2015-present should bypass the monologue and report to one of the audition nights at 7:30 PM for readings from the text in scene groupings.

Please be ready to complete a conflict calendar, or better still, print and fill out the form at http://madisonshakespeare.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MSC_Taming_audition.pdf .

Rehearsals begin May 6.

Please write contact@madisonshakespeare.org with any questions.