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Taming of the Shrew on stage at Sterling
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Sterling College students Elijah Klein, Carlton Ryker, and Cody Martin rehearse Taming of the Shrew

Sterling College will present William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” at 8 p.m. through today in Culbertson Auditorium. Tickets will be available show nights at the Sterling College box office in Spencer Hall at 7 p.m., and the doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students, children and seniors.
The play focuses on sisters Katherina and Bianca, and their interactions with various men that come to court them. Petruchio arrives and weds the headstrong shrew, Katherina, and attempts to make her into an obedient wife. Bianca, on the other hand, is a willing participant in getting married. The comedy ends with a competition of who is the most obedient, a true test of the relationships between lovers.
The cast for “Taming of the Shrew” includes: Chloe Wootton of Norco, Calif., as Katherine; Cody Martin of Hutchinson, as Petruchio; Darsha Bechard of Belleville, as Tranio; Taylor Stucky of Pretty Prairie, as Baptista; Carlton Ryker of Wichita, as Hortensio; Elijah Klein of Valley Center, as Gremio; Jordan Himes of Eureka, as Bianca; Micah Black of McPherson, as Lucentio; Patrick Wright of Clearwater, as Grumio; Katie O’Brien of Upland, Calif., as Biondello; Claire Zerull of North Richland, Texas, as Curtis; Nate Sizemore of Clearwater, as Pedant; Ashley Aulbach of Haysville, as Widow; and Derrick Hogan of Rodeo, Calif. as Vincentio.
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