The Taming of the Shrew

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Bolshoi Ballet

The Taming of the Shrew

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 16 April 2016

Many suitors dream of marrying the lovely and docile Bianca, including Lucentio. However her father will not let anyone marry her before her elder sister, the ill-tempered shrew Katherina, is herself married….

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, nonstop dance unlike any other, portraying the Bolshoi’s audacity and energy in a completely new way.

Captured live on stage and screened at Riverside.

Music Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography Jean-Christophe Maillot
Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Image Credit: Pierce Jackson and Anders Urmacher

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Download a PDF version of The Taming of the Shrew cast sheet here: The Taming of the Shrew Cast Sheet

Download a Word version of The Taming of the Shrew cast sheet here: The Taming of the Shrew Cast Sheet 

Dates & Times:
Saturday 16 April 11am


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Approximately 2 hours 1 minute (Including interval)

Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $22
Sidekicks Concession $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child Under 16 $15

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00