Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare

March 22, 28 and 29, 2014

shakes-college-titleBoys will be boys and girls will be girls…

…except when the boys are playing the girls’ parts and the girls playing the boys’.

Verse and Vodka brought a little bit of Verona to a New England college town and reversed the gender roles to see how the audience’s experience of Shakespeare’s play was or wasn’t changed.

Taming of the Shrew – The Cast

Chaz Bergeret – Huntsman, Servant, Widow
Catherine Crow – Petruchio
Pamela Dritt – Baptista
Molly Eskridge – Tranio
Myra Hope Eskridge – Lucentio
Kaelin Farmer – Biondello
Mike Fulham – Lord
Sarah Gullion – Hostess, Gremio, Tailor
Tim Hartman – Kate
Shana Macks – Grumio
Jennifer Kobayashi – Hortensio
M.T. Murphy – Christopher Sly
Shoshannah Sullivan – Curtis, Vincentio
Graham V. – Bianca
Yelena Voysey – Serving person, Merchant
Thomas Wohlers – Page