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The Taming of the Shrew   

Alvin Theatre, (2/05/1940 - 2/10/1940)
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Opening Date: Feb 05, 1940    
Closing Date: Feb 10, 1940 Total Performances: 8

Category: Play, Comedy, Benefit, Revival, Broadway
Description: A Comedy in Two Parts
Setting: House of a Noble Lord.
Comments: This production was a benefit for Finnish Relief Fund.



Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild; Produced in association with John C. Wilson
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by Harry Wagstaff Gribble; Conceived by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne
Production Design by Cagett Wilson; Costume Design by Cagett Wilson; Scenic Design by Carolyn Hancock
Cast
Lynn Fontanne
Katharina
Alfred Lunt
Petruchio
Fay Baker
Bianca
Harry Be Gar
Horse
Acrobat
Philip Bourneuf
A Lord
Charles Bowden
Pantaloon
Tailor
Donald Buka
Bartholomew
Gilmore Bush
Huntsman
Servant to Petruchio
Francis Compton
Gremio
Suitor to Bianca
Grace Coppin
Townswoman
Alex Courtnay
Biondello
Servant to Lucentio
A Singer
Sharon Curran
Townswoman
Robert Downing
Servant to Petruchio
S. Thomas Gomez
Grumio
Freddie Goodrow
Acrobat
Sydney Greenstreet
Baptista
Alan Hewitt
Lucentio
Ray Holgate
Dwarf
Thomas Keenan
Dwarf
Edith King
Widow
Curtis
A Servant to Petruchio
William LeMassena
A Pedant
Byron McGrath
Hortensio
Suitor to Bianca
Grace McGrath
Maid
Gordon Mills
Servant to Petruchio
Cameron Mitchell
Huntsman
Haberdasher
A Prisoner
Don Morrell
Horse
Acrobat
Ralph Nelson
Servant to Petruchio
Officer
Eddo Porto
Acrobat
Charles Silvers
Dwarf
Norman Stuart
Tranio
Servant to Lucentio
Victor Thorley
Vincentio
Brooks West
Huntsman
Servant to Petruchio
Richard Whorf
Christopher Sly