Wooden O 2009 Poster

Free Wooden O Park Show

The Taming of the Shrew

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Aimée Bruneau

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

July 9, 2009


August 2, 2009


With a sharp tongue and a volcanic temper, the headstrong Kate bows down to no man. But then a dubious suitor named Petruchio swaggers out of the woods and into the trailer park with a mischievous plan to reach her guarded heart. Played out in a forgotten corner of rural America, their comic courtship is a no-holds-barred battle of the sexes that results in a love and understanding that neither one imagined.



Craig Wollam (Scenic Design), K.D. Schill (Costume Design), Robertson Witmer (Sound Design), Deborah Fialkow (Fight Choreographer), Jennifer Havlin (Dance Choreographer), Barbara Lamb (Original Music), Miller Freeman IV (Stage Manager/Assistant Director).


CAST (in alphabetical order)

Keith Dahlgren (Gremio/Walter), Angela DiMarco (Bianca Minola), Karen Jo Fairbrook (Mama Baptista Minola), David Gassner (Pedant/Soldier/Joseph/Priest), Bill Higham (Vincentio/Curtis), David S. Hogan (Grumio), Kelly Kitchens (Kate Minola), Samara Lerman (Tranio), David Quicksall (Petruchio), Brian Claudio Smith (Lucentio), Carol Thompson (Biondello/Sugarsop), John Ulman (Hortensio), Sophia Villaneuva (Tailor/Widow/Phyllis).