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