William Shakespeare's Works/Comedies/Taming of the Shrew

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The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, written between 1593 and 1594. This play revolves around the gentleman Petruccio's romantic pursuit of the eldest daughter of a local merchant.

Acts[edit]

Dramatis Personæ[edit]

(Induction)

  • Christopher Sly
  • a Lord
  • Barholemew
  • Hostess
  • Players
  • Huntsmen
  • Servants

(Play-Within-A-Play)

  • Baptista Minola
  • Vincentio
  • Lucentio
  • Petruccio
  • Gremio
  • Hortensio
  • Tranio
  • Biondello
  • Grumio
  • Curtis
  • Pedant
  • Katherine
  • Bianca
  • a Widow
  • Tailor
  • Haberdasher
  • Servants