The Taming of the Shrew events for the Chesapeake Shakespeare community
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Salute to Veterans, Active Duty Members and First Responders, Saturday, April 8, 2017, 2pm matinee. We are inviting veterans, active duty families, and first responders to enjoy discounts on tickets to this 2pm matinee of The Taming of the Shrew.
Scolds, Bridles, and Shrews: Nasty Women in Early Modern England
A Community Conversation with Dr. Amy Froide
Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 6:30pm
Join us for a lively conversation with Dr. Amy Froide, who teaches women’s history at UMBC. What were the customs and expectations of courtship and marriage in Shakespeare’s time? How did that society treat its nonconformists? Combine this free pre-show talk with the ticketed 8pm performance of The Taming of the Shrew.
Book Chat: Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
In partnership with the Ivy Bookshop
Saturday, April 1, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
We’re reading Anne Tyler’s recent novel, Vinegar Girl, inspired by The Taming of the Shrew and part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series of contemporary authors re-envisioning Shakespeare’s masterpieces. Gather in the Middendorf Lounge on April 1 at 6:30pm for a book chat (with cash bar) co-sponsored by The Ivy BookShop. To receive a 10% discount on your copy of Vinegar Girl at The Ivy Bookshop (6080 Falls Road, Baltimore), say you’re reading it with Chesapeake Shakespeare. Combine the free book chat with a purchased ticket to our 8pm performance on April 1.
Veterans, Active Duty Members and First Responders performance: Saturday, April 8, 2pm
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is proud to support all who serve or have served.For veterans and first responders: Receive 20% off April 8 matinee tickets. Click here for tickets and use ticket code VETERAN at check-out to get the discount.