The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew



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The Taming of the Shrew by Fredi Olster, Rick Hamilton

Conceived and written by two classically trained American stage actors, this workbook in Smith & Kraus' Discovering Shakespeare Series is a student's gateway to understanding Shakespeare. The side-by-side presentation of the original language and a "translation" into the vernacular allows the student to quickly understand and appreciate the play. There is accompanying instruction about Shakespearean English, character analysis, and performance information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575250465
Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Series: Young Actors Series
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Fredi Olster and Rick Hamilton have acted in sixty productions of Shakespeare's plays, as well as appearing in film and on television. Their extensive experience in regional repertory theater includes several seasons at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, where Fredi was Kate and Rick was Tranio in Bill Ball's widely acclaimed production of The Taming of the Shrew, which was televised for Theatre in America (PBS). They spent several seasons with the Oregon Shakespearean Festival, the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Alley Theatre, and the Dallas Shakespeare Festival, among others.

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