2008

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0071  Wednesday, 6 February 2008

From:		C. David Frankel <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:		Monday, 4 Feb 2008 20:58:28 -0500
Subject: 19.0063 Petruchio's Blasphemy
Comment:	RE: SHK 19.0063 Petruchio's Blasphemy

As I reported earlier, USF is producing Taming of the Shrew as our BRIT 
production this year. It opens Feb. 21st, so a final report will have to 
wait. But in conversation with the director, he revealed that his 
antipathy toward Petruchio is so start, his behavior so heinous, the he 
(the director) has decided to kill him (Petruchio) at the end of the play.

There are some other facets to the production that may prove of interest 
to some, but I'll wait until I see it on stage before saying more.

C. David Frankel
School of Theatre and Dance
University of South Florida

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