Bolshoi: The Taming of The Shrew

Bolshoi taming of the shrew

From the archive

This film was last shown on 12 November 2017

Baptista struggles to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina, a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match. However when she meets Petruchio, who is as ill-tempered as she, the two forces of nature ignite an unexpected and explosive encounter.

Acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot brings out the wit, fast-paced athleticism and vibrancy from the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy. Principals Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov clash, challenge and eventually give themselves to one another in a wonderfully entertaining production that can only be seen at the Bolshoi!

Director
Jean-Christophe Maillot
Year
2015
Duration
125 mins
Cast
The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

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