Shakespeare Uncovered

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman

Season 2 Episode 3 | 53m 4s Video has closed captioning.

Freeman first discovered Shakespeare in school in Mississippi. He went on to play the hero of this play – Petruchio – in The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production in New York, set in the Wild West. Freeman notes this play has set the template for all of the battle-of-the-sexes comedies that have followed; many a romantic comedy has The Taming of the Shrew running through its veins.

Aired: 02/06/15

Expired: 01/30/19

Rating: TV-PG

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