The New York Times Theatre Reviews 1999-2000

The New York Times Theatre Reviews 1999-2000

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This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.Mr. Simona#39;s script imagines a 1963 morning before Baldwin and his colleagues a€” the playwright Lorraine Hansberry, the performer ... The emotional crisis leads to a catharsis that isna#39;t as fully realized as its setup, though the director, Chuck Patterson, powers it with a theatrical set of images. ... A bossa nova shopping spree gtves the actors, who have been soaring overhead on wires through much of theanbsp;...

Title:The New York Times Theatre Reviews 1999-2000
Author:New York Times Theater Reviews
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2001-12


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