Shakespeare Reading Series
Taming of the Shrew
Lucky Baptista, one of the wealthiest men in Padua. Wealthy in money and in
daughters: beautiful Bianca and her older sister, Kate.
Bianca is courted by Gremio, Hortensio, and Lucentio, but Baptista insists that Kate must marry first.
Petruccio wants to marry into wealth. How will all this sort out?
And will we ever find out what happened to poor Christopher Sly, the subject of a complicated practical joke?
Some good references for the play are:
Text of the play
SparkNotes summary of the play
Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare
Shake-Sphere - All's Well That Ends Well
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Last updated: 01/01/2004