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The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespearean Actresses Get Nude Again, In The Name Of Expression

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts

Earlier this year, enterprising theatre troupe The Torn Out Theatre company stripped one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays down to its bare bones....

Shakespeare’s Trickiest Play Gets A Modern Revamp In ‘Vinegar Girl’

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts

Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” -- perhaps his most contentious story -- starts with a bang, and ends with a whimper. Katherina, a head...

The Delacorte Tries 'Taming the Shrew' by Giving the Job to Women

ZEALnyc | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Cush Jumbo and Janet McTeer in Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park Production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' Photo by Joan Marcus By Jil Picariel...

Aisle View: Wiving It Wealthily in Central Park

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Cush Jumbo and Janet McTeer in The Taming of the Shrew Photo: Joan Marcus Breezy adaptation, canny casting and a handful of delectable performanc...

A Week of Adventures in Art, Fashion, and Music

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

What a week it was, and what a week it is, with art, dance, theater, fashion --all that here in LA and across the Atlantic in Moscow and Florence. And yes, I've seen it all, and hope that you will enjoy some of these adventures as well.

Star Prima Ballerina Describes Messed Up Gender Roles On Stage

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts

"In general I don’t consider Katharina much of a shrew, she’s just real," prima ballerina Ekaterina Krysanova, who stars as Katharina in the Bolsh...

Kiss Me, Kate at the Pasadena Playhouse Is Too Darn Hot for Sure!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Kiss me, Kate is classic Cole Porter! Originally premiering in 1948, the musical won five Tony awards and undoubtedly was the show that propelled Cole Porter into the spotlight.

Taming of the Vamp

Suchitra Vijayan | Posted 04.05.2014 | World
Suchitra Vijayan

The witch hunt that tore down Sunanda Pushkar, is now focused on Mehr Tarar. The Twittersphere is full of hateful vengeance against her, populous in both countries succumbing to garden-variety pettiness, vindictiveness, hate and hysteria.

If You Care About Shakespeare at All, Get Thee to Women of Will

Carey Purcell | Posted 04.14.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

"Why would a card-carrying feminist spend all her time with a dead white male?" Why, indeed? The answer can be found in Women of Will, Tina Packer's exploration of women in the Shakespearean canon.

What She's Doing Next

Posted 01.15.2013 | Entertainment

Fresh off her Golden Globes win for Best Supporting Actress, "Les Miserables" star Anne Hathaway has apparently found her next film. According to TheW...

Gary Susman

Elizabeth Taylor At 80: Her 10 Best Performances

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

Were she alive, Elizabeth Taylor would have celebrated her 80th birthday today. Instead, she got a fitting send-off as the finale of the "In Memoriam"...

The Taming of the Brew: Hudson Warehouse's Shakespeare in the Bar

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Marshall

Everyone's been to Shakespeare in the Park or Shakespeare in a park, but few people have experienced Shakespeare in a drinking establishment.

Brush up Your Shakespeare! (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Shakespeare's plays have been the stuff of inspiration for playwrights, composers, and film directors. Here are a few of the best and worst attempts to re-imagine the Bard.

ReelzChannel: Top 10 Shook-Up Shakespeare Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

William Shakespeare, now there was a guy who could put pen to paper. So powerful was his Romeo and Juliet that the heartbroken of today still write to...