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The United Solo Festival presents Shrew
Nov 9, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm$20
The United Solo Festival presents
A one woman adaptation of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew
Adaptation by Claire Tyers and Noa Egozi
Directed by Noa Egozi and Performed by Claire Tyers.
November 9th at 3:30pm 2016
This new investigation of The Taming of the Shrew is a barebones 60 minutes adaptation which explores the complicated process of forming a female identity in today’s world. Directed by Noa Egozi, performed by Claire Tyers and adapted by both, Shrew will have a world premiere on November 9th at 3:30pm as a part of The United Solo Festival on Theatre Row.
Being a woman, from the moment you are born the forces around you are on a mission to tame you, to teach you your place. This was true in Shakespeare’s time and unfortunately is still true today. In this adaptation, a woman embodies these forces as she takes us, using Kate’s story and Shakespeare’s language, through the journey every woman goes through in her life.