Casting has been announced for the Huntington Theatre Company and the Codman Academy Public Charter School's Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute's production of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, to be offered August 4-5 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Lynne Johnson will direct the production, which is free and open to the public.

The company will feature Robertho Gay (Baptista Minola), Sekani Senghor (Vincentio), Christopher Wideman (Lucentio), Keith Nance (Petruchio0, Judeas Mosby (Gremio), Derek Lindesay (Hortensio), Shamara Rhodes (Tranio), Carlea Odige (Biondello), Gerald Carries, Jr. (Grumio), Curtis Spears (Curtis), Brittany Lang (Katharina), Shawntell Usher-Thames (Bianca), Roodia Cribb (A Widow), and Jenny Lucero (Tailor).

The ensemble will include Anesia Brown, Chris Hector, Denise Lawrence, Kershalee Levy, Vijaiy Medy, Jaida Montgomery, Desiree Sligh, and Nia Tomlinson.

The Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute is a four-week program for Codman students and alumni that provides participants the opportunity to explore Shakespearean text and the theatrical production process in depth, with daily rehearsals, improvisational games, and theater exercises. The participants' work culminates in a full production.

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