The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will open its fall tour of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at the Red Barn Theater in Saugatuck with a one-night-only appearance on October 29 at 7:30 p.m.. The Saugatuck performance is produced in partnership with 63rd Street Productions. Tickets to the October 29 performance are $15 for adults, and $12 for students and seniors, and are available by calling 269-857-8388. The show’s tour will also take it to venues in Ludington, Grand Rapids, and Spring Lake.
The Taming of the Shrew follows Katherina, a woman with a reputation for being outspoken and headstrong. When her father decrees that Katherina’s younger sister, Bianca, can’t get married until Katherina does, Bianca’s many suitors recruit a man named Petruchio to try to woo Katherina. Sparks fly in an ongoing battle of the wits between Katherina and Petruchio. Pigeon Creek’s production is directed by Kat Hermes, and features actors Brieanne Roper as Katherina and John Scritchfield as Petruchio. The rest of the cast includes Lauren Ashley, Ann Celeste Cloyd, Michael Dodge, Jacqueline Frid, Kimberlee Griggs, Scott Lange, Ashley Normand, Bruno Streck Rodrigues, Scott Wright.
The full tour of The Taming of the Shrew will include dates throughout November, and will end with a performance at Seven Steps Up in Spring Lake on December 3. For information on all upcoming performances by the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, visit http://www.pcshakespeare.com/ .