As You Like It, Measure for Measure and The Taming of the Shrew start their tour of England at The Marlowe in Canterbury on 29 January.

After playing at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, The Lowry in Salford and the Barbican in London, our three Shakespeare productions from summer 2019 are taking to the road on a tour of England.

As You Like It, Measure for Measure and The Taming of the Shrew feature 27 actors who each appear in two of the shows. They will perform the plays in rep over the following dates:

 

A novice nun places her hands on the sides of a man's face.
Isabella (Lucy Phelps) and Claudio (James Cooney) in Measure for Measure.
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About the plays

  • As You Like It, directed by Kimberley Sykes — a playful and passionate version of this much-loved romantic comedy
  • Measure for Measure, directed by Gregory Doran — the 400-year-old play which remains astonishingly resonant today
  • The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Justin Audibert — a fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism