The Taming

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by Lauren Gunderson

“Tweetering, pandashrews, and undying giddiness for James Madison — what else could you expect to find at a Miss America pageant? In this hilarious, raucous, all-female “power-play” inspired by Shakespeare’s Shrew, contestant Katherine has political aspirations to match her beauty pageant ambitions. All she needs to revolutionize the American government is the help of one ultra-conservative senator’s aide on the cusp of a career breakthrough, and one bleeding-heart liberal blogger who will do anything for her cause. Well, that and a semi-historically-accurate ether trip. Here’s lookin’ at you, America. “

Aspie Works teams with the Pandemic Play Reading Series for a one-night-only reunion of Lauren Gunderson’s THE TAMING, from 2019.

Cast:
Patricia – Amanda McFaul
Katherine – Katharine Sanford
Bianca – Katie Keating
Narrators (and other characters): Andrea Daszkiewicz and Jacqueline Moe

This reading is scheduled for:

Saturday Jun. 27, 2020 07:30 PM (concluded)

Zoom Link:

When you attend as an audience member:

  •  Use headphones if you can.
  •  Please mute your microphone when not applauding or laughing or responding.
  •  Please turn off your video transmission while actors are reading.  You are welcome to have it on preshow and during intermission.

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