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We turn Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power, directed by Justin Audibert.

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre

    Stratford-upon-Avon

    8 Mar - 31 Aug 2019

  • Running time:

    To be confirmed

Next performance:

8 March, 7:15PM

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy.

Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story.

Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta) turns Shakespeare's fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

Creative Team

Director Justin Audibert | Designer Stephen Brimson Lewis | Costume Designer Hannah Clark | Lighting Matt Peel | Music Ruth Chan | Sound Claire Windsor | Movement Lucy Cullingford | Fights Rachel Bown-Williams & Ruth Cooper-Brown


SHOW INFORMATION
As our shows develop in rehearsal, we will update information here about content that may affect some audiences, for example that they contain gunshots or strobe lighting. Final information is not usually available until the first preview. Please speak to the Box Office after this point if you would like further details.