The Taming of the Shrew. Dir. Alec Wild. Perf. Christopher Gerson, Jonathan Gillard Daly, Chris Hirsch and Nicole Rodenburg. Great River Shakespeare Festival. Winona, Minnesota. 2008.
We're driving down to Winona today to see Chris Gerson in The Taming of the Shrew. The festival is always remarkable, and I'll report on the production in the next few days.
Meanwhile, head to the festival site for some very cool images and videos related to this season . . . and mark your calendars for next season!
Also, here are two cool pictures of Gerson—one from the current production and one from As You Like It a few years back.
Links: The Festival's Cool Website.
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