The Taming of the Shrew

Comedy - Revival

Alvin Theatre

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  • Opening Date: February 5, 1940
  • Closing Date: February 10, 1940
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: William Shakespeare


A wandering braggart out to marry for money ends up with the shrewish daughter of a rich man, whom he must "tame" even as he falls for her, in William Shakespeare's comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Lynn Fontanne Katharina
Alfred Lunt Petruchio
Fay Baker Bianca
Donald Buka Bartholomew
Francis Compton Gremio
Alex Courtnay Biondello
Thomas Gomez Grumio
Sydney Greenstreet Baptista
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Harry Wagstaff Gribble Staging
  Cagett Wilson Production Design
  Carolyn Hancock Scenic Design
  Cagett Wilson Costume Design
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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