OPENS APRIL 16 AT THE WILD PROJECT, RUNS THROUGH MAY 1
PRESS INVITATION/COVERAGE REQUEST: Sat 4/16 at 8pm, Sun 4/17 at 3pm, Tue 4/19 at 8pm, Wed 4/20 at 8pm, Thu 4/21 at 8pm
(Press are welcome to attend shows beyond official press dates.)
Queen’s Company-Taming of the Shrew (L-R): Tiffany Abercrombie as Katharina & Elisabeth Preston as Petruchio Photographer: Bob Pilegg
The Queen’s Company, New York City’s acclaimed (and first) all-female classical theater company, now in its 15th season, proudly presents William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, directed by The Queen’s Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson. Taming of the Shrew runs in a limited engagement at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street, New York City.
The Queen’s Company’s provocative production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, featuring an all-female cast, will delight and surprise with its unexpected redemptive ending. The cast includes Tiffany Abercrombie, Kelsey Arendt, Ashley Samona Baker, Amy Driesler, Laura E. Johnston, Nylda Mark, Elisabeth Preston and Catherine Talton.
The production team includes Angelica Borrero (Set Design), Alberto Ruiz (Lighting Design), Elizabeth Flores (Costume Design), Beth Lake (Sound Design), Judi Lewis Ockler (Fight Choreography) and Veronica Gheller (Production Stage Manager).
Performances: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 8pm. Sundays, 3pm. Tickets: $18 purchase athttp://QueensCompany.org or call 1-866-811-4111. Tickets are 2 for 1 on Tuesday nights. For info visit http://QueensCompany.org, Like them on Facebook at https://www.Facebook.com/The-Queens-Company-219369338392, and follow on Twitter at @queenscompany.
The Queen’s Company is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of innovative productions of classical plays featuring all-female casts. Their critically acclaimed productions are directed by founding Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson. The Queen’s Company weds a love of language to a love of life, weaving inspiration from history and world cultures into the fabric of their classical productions, celebrating the poly-cultural American voice. Their work is known for its exquisite use of language, bold physicality, creative storytelling and artistic playfulness. They advocate for gender-blind casting in classical theatre.