Rehearsal photos from the upcoming all-female free Shakespeare in the Park production of The Taming of the Shrew have been released. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Cush Jumbo and Janet McTeer, the production will run at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park from May 24-June 26.
Jumbo and McTeer will star as Katherina and Petruchio. They will be joined by Candy Buckley (Vincentio), Donna Lynne Champlin (Hortensio), Rosa Gilmore (Lucentio), Judy Gold (Gremio), LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Baptista), Teresa Avia Lim (Biondello), Adrienne C. Moore (Tranio), Anne L. Nathan (Pedant), Gayle Rankin (Bianca), Pearl Rhein (Ensemble), Leenya Rideout (Ensemble), Jackie Sanders (Ensemble), and Stacey Sargeant (Grumio).
The Taming of the Shrew features set and costume design by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Robert Wierzel, sound design by Mark Menard, and music composition by Sam Davis.
Tickets to the Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park are distributed, two per person, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park on the day of the show. The Public Theater will again offer free tickets through its Virtual Ticketing lottery on the day of the show.