Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" is the classic play of the battle of the sexes. Petruchio tries to assert his dominance over the recalcitrant Katarina by means we might now call domestic violence.
The City of Henderson's Shakespeare in the Park presents Las Vegas Shakespeare Company's production of Macbeth this month. The play will be performed in various parks around Henderson every Saturday in October and this week's performance is at Lake Las Vegas.
In what world do Macbeth, Mr. Darcy, and Alfred Hitchcock all coexist? Why, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, of course! The annual homage to The Bard himself showcases works by William Shakespeare, Alfred Hitchcock, and Jane Austen this year.
We talk with 12-year-old Henderson singer and actor Ellie Smith, who performs as the character Mary Lennox in "The Secret Garden" at the Utah Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City. The show runs from June 29th through August 29th.
Carol Linnea Johnson and Don Burroughs are married in real life but this summer they'll be playing a divorced couple who find themselves in adjoining honeymoon suites in Noel Coward's classic comedy, "Private Lives". It's one of the three modern plays that will be featured this season at the Utah Shakespearean Festival.