Production toured 22 shows to 16 parks. Attendance: 10,281.
“Kiss me Kate!”
Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
Quotes from the media:
“Une réalisation délicieuse et colorée” Yves Rousseau, Le Quatrième. Read More…
“Alex McCooeye as Petruchio could give lessons to Don Juan on wooing a lady” by Jessica Wei, Charlebois Post. Read more…
“Davide Chiazzese […] has a rich tenor that brightens several scenes” Kate McDonnell, cultmontreal.com. Read more…
“Both the leads Kirsten Rasmussen (Katharina) and Alex McCooeye (Petruchio) are power-houses and give the play incredible energy.” Katrina Sparks, Suites Culturelles, Read more…
Pictures from the show:
Photo Credit: 1: Antoine Yared, 2-4: Josie Desmarais
The Creative Team
, Set Designer
, Costume Designer
, Biondella, Widow
, Gremio, Vincentio
, Grumio, Pedant
, Hortensio, Tailor
, Lucentio, Curtis
Women are crazy! Men are idiots! Throughout the ages, the sexes have felt this way about their opposites at one time or another. For Shakespeare, this conflict inspired sheer, comic genius in The Taming of the Shrew.
When fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio meets wealthy, shrewish Katharina, sparks fly (and furniture too!) But like any good romantic comedy – when the heated arguments and passionate disdain subside – love prevails.
Come and enjoy this romantic comedy classic that has challenged and entertained audiences for centuries. Watch as our would-be lovers battle it out, because as we know, love is a battlefield.
The 2012 Shakespeare-in-the-Park Tour ran from Wednesday, July 11 until Sunday, August 5.
Chris Hidalgo, Production Manager
Gal Minnes, Technical Director
, Stage Manager
, Assistant S.M.
Christina Sutrov, Assistant S.M.
Jonathan Cohen, Tour Manager
Anastasia Schneider, Assistant Set Designer
Heather Rimington, Assistant Set Designer -Intern
Erin Whitney, Assitant Costume Designer
Andrew Leeke, Head of Lighting
Marc-Antoine Legault, Head of Sound
Kaitlin Hickey, Site Technician
Jez Yung, Head of Wardrobe
|Wednesday, July 11||Mount Royal||Mount Royal Cemetary||7:00pm|
|Thursday, July 12||Mount Royal||Mount Royal Cemetary||7:00pm|
|Friday, July 13||Beaconsfield||Parc Centennial||7:00pm|
|Saturday, July 14||Beaconsfield||Parc Centennial||7:00pm|
|Sunday, July 15||Parc NDG||NDG Park||7:00pm|
|Tuesday, July 17||Parc Extension||Howard Park||7:00pm|
|Wednesday, July 18||Westmount Park||Westmount Park||7:00pm|
|Thursday, July 19||Westmount Park||Westmount Park||7:00pm|
|Friday, July 20||Westmount Park||Westmount Park||7:00pm|
|Saturday, July 21||Westmount Park||Westmount Park||7:00pm|
|Sunday, July 22||Hemmingford||Recreation Centre||6:30pm|
|Tuesday, July 24||Rosemont-Petite-Patrie||Parc de la Petite Italie||7:00pm|
|Wednesday, July 25||Kirkland||Ecclestone Park||7:00pm|
|Thursday, July 26||Dorval||Pine Beach Park||7:30pm|
|Friday, July 27||Westmount||Westmount Park||7:00pm|
|Saturday, July 28||Westmount||Westmount Park||7:00pm|
|Sunday, July 29||Parc Lafontaine||Théâtre de Verdure||8:00pm|
|Tuesday, July 31||Pierrefonds||East Community Centre||7:00pm|
|Wednesday, August 1||Côte Saint-Luc||Pierre Elliott Trudeau Park||7:00pm|
|Thursday, August 2||Verdun||George O’Reilly Park||7:30pm|
|Friday, August 3||Ville-Marie||Cabot Square||7:00pm|
|Sunday, August 5||Saint-Laurent||Philippe-Laheurte Park||7:00pm|