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The Taming of the Shrew

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre Trust Production

  • Ticket Cost

    R140 - R220
  • Start Date

    Feb 07 2018
  • Theatre

    MAYNARDVILLE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
  • Duration

    2hrs 30min

This summer, Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes THE TAMING OF THE SHREW comes to life under the stars with a meeting of classical text and modern twist.  62 years after it was performed as the very first Shakespeare on the Maynardville stage Tara Notcutt makes history with an all-female cast, something never before seen on a South African stage.  Matters of gender, marriage, and family come together in this dark comedy of Kate, a headstrong woman, and her tempestuous relationship with Petruchio, the man who is set on wooing and winning her.

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Start:
7 February / 8:15 pm
End:
1 March / 10:45 pm
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Underground Parking

The underground municipal car park linked to Artscape is open for public parking from 17:00 on weekdays and an hour before the starting time of shows on weekends. It closes at 24:00. The parking fee is R21 and R13 for pensioners.

Wheelchair Access

Limited facilities for wheelchairs areavailable in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.

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