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The Taming of a Shrew

The Taming of a Shrew, by William Shakespeare(?), was produced by Bad Quarto Productions in 2015, and opened on 24 October 2015 in New York City. The Taming of a Shrew was directed by Tony Tambasco.


Director Tony Tambasco
Asst. Director Dawn Kalani Cowle
Costumer Beth Bois-Fowble
Artistic Director Tony Tambasco
Marketing Director Joanne Famiglietti
Dramaturg Clara Biesel
Photographer Bad Quarto Productions
Lizzy Andretta Valeria
Charles Baker Tapster / Tom / Phylotus
Cameron Blair Boy
Beatriz Browne Emelia
Roz Cavallaro Phylema
Alex Dabertin Polidor
SaraLynn Evenson Kate
Edward Ikeguchi Saunder / Duke of Sestos
Rachel Matuse Alfonso
James Overton Lord (Simon)
Maria Pleshkevich Slie
Derek Peruo Ferando
Andre Silva Aurelius / Will
Citizens, messengers, Lords, attendants, soldiers, and guards played by members of the company


Bad Quarto Productions is devoted to creating performance contexts as well as performances, and to that end, we offer the following documents from The Taming of a Shrew for perusal. If there's anything you'd like to review that you don't find here, please feel free to contact us.


A pdf copy of the production program.


A jpg copy of the production poster.

Love Poetry Fight

Facebook video. Emelia (Beatriz Browne) and Phylema (Roz Callaro) compete for the attention of their young men (Alex Dabertin and Andre Silva) in a scene from The Taming of a Shrew.

The Duty Wives Owe Their Husbands — The Taming of a Shrew

Facebook video. The conclusion of The Taming of a Shrew.

Two Tamings

Blog post by director Tony Tambasco on similarities between The Taming of a Shrew and As You Like It.

Blog Posts

Posts from various members of the company on the Bad Quarto Blog about The Taming of a Shrew.