The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew (1964) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, based on the play by William Shakespeare, plus a prologue. The production was performed on tour in the winter, starting in Lillehammer.

Knut Thomassen directed it.

Bab Christensen played the role of Katherine.

Lasse Kolstad played the role of Petruchio.

Christensen-Kolstad (who were also married in real lfie) had played the same roles in a Trøndelag Theatre production the year before, at the time directed by Sandro Malmquist.


(Objekt ID 76909)
Object type Production
Premiere January 16, 1964
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Audience Adults
Number of events 62
Language Norwegian
Keywords Comedy, Theatre
Running period January 16, 1964  —  March 22, 1964


The Norwegian Touring Theatre's archive, donated by The Norwegian Touring Theatre 23.08.2017

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