Theatre Program at North Carolina A&T Presents Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew
EAST, GREENSBORO, N.C. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Beginning Thursday, Feb. 14, the Theatre Arts Program at will present Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.”
In this raucous rom-com, love and power reach a fever pitch as Petruchio, is challenged to tame the beautiful and strong-willed shrew, Katherine. The theatre program’s new spin on Shakespeare’s comedic battle of the sexes will have audiences pondering many of the gender issues that confront society.
“We are in a very dynamic and turbulent time especially with regard to gender politics, and this production will highlight that women are powerful in more ways than we could ever imagine,” said Xulee-Vanecia J. Love, play director.
Blending outlandish farce, with urban style and heightened language, this production asks the question, who is taming who?
Full performance dates, times and ticket prices are listed below.
Performance Dates and Times:
Feb. 14 – 16 and 21 – 23, 7:30 p.m.,
Feb. 17 and 24, 3 p.m.
Paul Robeson Theatre on the campus of N.C. A&T
A&T Students – Free with Aggie One Card
Adults – $17
Senior Citizens and Non-A&T Students – $11
Children 12 and under – $6
For tickets call 336-334-7749 or visit www.ncataggies.com
For Group Rates call 336-334-7519
About North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation’s largest historically black university, ranked number one among public HBCUs by U.S. News & World Report. It is a land-grant, higher-research classified university by the Carnegie Foundation and constituent member of the University of North Carolina system. A&T is known for its leadership in producing graduates in engineering, agriculture and other STEM fields. The university was founded in 1891 and is located in Greensboro, North Carolina.