Kate talks too much; at least, that's what the men of Padua
think. So they persuade Petruchio to marry her and bring his wilful wife to
Part farce, and part tragedy, The Taming of the Shrew
dramatises society's attempt to control and one woman's bid to resist.
Shakespeare’s hilarious and comic play hits the stage in an all-new gusty and energetic ensemble production. Using text, movement and a contemporary score, with audience in and amongst the action in an in-the-round festival style staging, this is Shrew not to be missed.
The Taming of the Shrew marks our return to The Jack Studio after our riotous production of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera in 2016.
★★★★ “Feisty women, a touch of Patrick Bateman and lots of puns. It’s a very likeable Shakespeare in a modern jacket...or plastic apron”
Everything Theatre on Richard III
Cast: Announced shortly
Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Sara Reimers
Designed by Rachel Dingle
★★★★★ “Lazarus Theatre Company's Troilus & Cressida is a show which us stagey types are still going to be talking about long after its run finishes”
Views from the Gods on Troilus and Cressida
★★★★ “Compare Coriolanus to any classical works by any other theatre company and it wouldn't have to fight hard to come out on top”
View from the Gods on Coriolanus
Video courtesy of The National Theatre
★★★★ “This is a full-blooded, powerfully moving Lear, a gutsy and vivid
re-imagining of one of Shakespeare's most challenging works”
One Stop Arts on King Lear
The Jack Studio Theatre
★★★★ “Lazarus’ double bill of Troilus & Cressida and Coriolanus, is a muscular reimagining of two of Shakespeare’s most contentious tragedies…
Both plays are absolutely worth seeing”
Female Arts on Troilus & Cressida and Coriolanus