Here’s looking at you, America.


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The Taming by Lauren Gunderson, Directed by Jeri Lynn Schulke

Featuring Kirsten Ehlert, Qualia Holder, Heather J. Strickland

Skewering liberals and conservatives alike, The Taming hits political partisanship in the funny bone!

October 25, 26, 27, November 1, 2, 3, 2019

Leggett Theatre, William Peace University. Main Building, 2nd Floor. Plenty of free parking in main lot and at 18 Seaboard. Unable to climb stairs? email us for your reservation

919-264-7089 $5 students/educators, $23 Adults, $20 Senior/Military, $18 Groups and additional Subscriber seats

In this hilarious, raucous, all-female "power-play" inspired by Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, Katherine is a beauty pageant contestant with aspirations to revolutionize the American Government by rewriting the Constitution. All she needs to put her mad (yet brilliant) plan into place is to kidnap an ultra-conservative senator's top aid and an ultra-liberal blogger,and get them into the same room to hash it out. Well, that and a trip back in time to the Constitutional Convention...

EVENTS during the performances:

Opening Weekend:

Friday, October 25, 7:30 p.m. show Meet the Director, 6:45 to 7:20 p.m.

Saturday, October 26,  6:30 p.m. FREE DISCUSSION: “Our Founding Fathers and the New Era of Women in Politics ” Elizabeth Kusko, D.A., Assistant Professor, Political Science, Program Director of Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Pre-Law  William Peace University 7:30 p.m. show 

Sunday, October 27,  3:00 p.m. show 

FINAL Weekend FOUR Performances

Friday, November 1, 7:30 p.m show

Saturday, November 2, 2:00 p.m. show


5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. FREE 90 minute Storytelling Workshop with Judith Valerie between the matinee and evening performances. Limited to 20 participants. Pre-registration required. Ages 18+

~ Learn five easy steps to create a story from your life experience

~ Generate ideas and practice crafting your story in the moment

~ Listen and be heard in an affirming, safe space to connect and have fun

Participants will explore their stories in partnerships and small groups

Saturday, November 2, 7:30 p.m. show

Sunday, November 3, 3:00 p.m. show  FREE child care, FREE audio description