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The Taming of the Shrew in historical context

When:

Sat 15 Dec 2018, 12:30pm
Sun 20 Jan 2019, 1:00pm

Where: Pop-up Globe Theatre, The Shakespeare Gardens, Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 Ascot Avenue, Ellerslie, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.25 ($10.00 + $0.25 fees)
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Listed by: Pop-up Globe

Shakespeare may be for all time, but he was also of a specific age. Pop-up Globe seeks to navigate the fascinating gulf between the twenty-first century and when the plays were first written and performed 400 years ago with a series of informal lectures. Pop-up Globe’s head of research and director David Lawrence will attempt to illuminate the historical context behind the original performance of The Taming of the Shrew. Find out what the immediate political and social concerns of the age were, and what contemporary events Shakespeare may have been thinking about or responding to when he wrote the play. An ideal way to enhance your enjoyment of that afternoon’s performance.

These intimate pre-show talks are limited to 30 seats only so book early to avoid missing out!

Tickets are GA, $10. Includes a complimentary glass of wine.

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