Monthly Archives: April 2012

An Interview with Paper Mâché Monkey of The Taming of the Shrew

Written on April 27, 2012 at 4:28 pm, by

If you saw our production of The Taming of the Shrew this spring, you likely noticed the beauty of the warm, wooden, Wild West-style set, designed by Donyale Werle. The set was realized by Paper Mâché Monkey, a newly founded, New York-based art studio specializing in sustainable design and the green fabrication of hand-made sculptures,…Read More »

Reviews: The Taming of the Shrew

Written on April 9, 2012 at 11:31 am, by

CRITIC’S PICK: The Taming of the Shrew (at the Duke on 42nd Street through April 21) By SCOTT BROWN April 6, 2012 With detectably elevated esprit de corps, the cast of director Arin Arbus’s delightful new Shrew (from Theatre for a New Audience) romps around a frontiersville set in hoop skirts and bowlers — but don’t for a minute…Read More »

The Taming of the Shrew on WNYC

Written on April 3, 2012 at 11:49 am, by

Click here to listen to director Arin Arbus and composer Michael Friedman discuss their collaboration on The Taming of the Shrew on WNYC’s Soundcheck with John Schaefer. The show features a discussion about the play, and a live performance of music from the production by John Pankow (“When you Kiss an Italian Girl” ;left), Olwen…Read More »