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Taming of the Shrew by Ann Treacy
February 9, 2008, 7:41 pm
Filed under: Dun Laoghaire

Friday afternoon the girls had two friends over. They are sisters and I have to say everyone played very well together. We had to include a picture of the four girls. They decide they could all be cousins. (I did not take the picture – and the fuzziness does not mean you need glasses.)

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Friday night Patrick and I went to The Pavillion in Dun Laoghaire to see the Taming of the Shrew performed by Rough Magic. For those who have seen Father Ted, it starred the housekeeper (Pauline McLynn) and Owen Roe (not from Father Ted) who won an award for his performance.

It was one of the best Shakespeare performances I’ve seen. The timing was perfect – and usually I don’t notice stuff like that. What I did notice that is that the normally kind of boring lines were said at breakneck speed – yet you got the idea and the really funny parts were drawn out.


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[…] Pauline McLynn. She is the housekeeper from Father Ted, we saw her (loved her) earlier this year in Taming of the Shrew, and I didn’t realize it but I had read one of her books – The Woman on the Bus, where the main […]

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