The Taming of the Shrew

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Cap and gown scene (Illustrated London News, 3 November 1886)

The Taming of the Shrew is a play by William Shakespeare. It is a comedy. Shakespeare's source was Suppositi (1509) by Ludovico Ariosto. George Gascoigne's play Supposes (1566) may have also been used. The play was probably first acted between 1593 and y first printed in 1623 in the First Folio. The musical, Kiss Me Kate, was based on the play. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton made a movie of the play.[1]

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