Amidst the crystal avenues of the university city of Padua, the students frivolously entertain themselves. The boys crave the girls who love to be craved, while the old people sneer at the youth they have lost. Things have changed since they were young...
In a world where you are judged by your appearance, your worth and your manners, Kate, the most rebellious lady in the city, sits alone. Then, a man emerges from the garish light of day into her darkness and turns her world upside down. Could Petruchio be the man to tame a shrew?
In a Gothic swirl of black and purple, rock music, leather and lace, the European Theatre Group recreates this battle of the sexes through an animated realm of confusion, elegance and farce.
Returning from their European tour, and following the sell-out success of Romeo and Juliet (January 2005), ETG presents a new take on this classic Shakespearean comedy.