Tag: Kiss Me Kate

Kiss Me, Kate and The Taming of the Shrew: An Intern’s Perspective

Hello! My name is Tom Bentsen and for the past six weeks I have had the opportunity to be a performance intern in Kiss Me, Kate and an intern with Education and Engagement here at The 5th Avenue Theatre. I have been lucky enough to be a part of the Ensemble of the production while

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Kiss Me, Kate in the #MeToo Movement

Compiled by Rachel Liuzzi, Public Relations Manager Our production of Kiss Me, Kate comes at a time when women are speaking out more loudly and earnestly than ever about sexual harassment, consent, and gender equality. With the advent of #MeToo, a movement that supports survivors of sexual violence, producing a musical that has some outdated

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“Brush Up Your Shakespeare”: An Overview of The Taming of the Shrew

By HEIDI MCELRATH, Shakespearean and Dramaturg Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew is all about role-playing, so it’s a perfect fit as a play-within-a-play. Bianca and Kate play the roles of perfect little sister and elder snake-tongued shrew. Lucentio plays the role of a tutor so he can woo Bianca while keeping Baptista Minola at

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Spotlight on Bob Fosse

By JORDAN LUSINK, Communications Coordinator The Pajama Game is touted as THE show that catapulted Bob Fosse to stardom. It was his first solo choreography credit, and he won his first Tony Award© for Best Choreography for the original production in 1954; however, his legacy as a choreographer extends before and far after his involvement

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