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For immediate release
October 19, 2009

Media contact: Jacquie Lucy

Theatre at CCBC Essex presents The Taming of the Shrew
8 p.m. Oct. 22, 23, 24; 2 p.m. Oct 23 and 10 a.m. Oct. 26

Baltimore County, Md. – A new interpretation of The Taming of the Shrew, a classic Shakespearean comedy, comes to the Mainstage at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.

Performances by students in the Theatre program at CCBC Essex will be given at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 22, 23, 24; 2 p.m. Friday, Oct 23 and 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26 in the B Building Theatre.

Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni. Tickets can be purchased at 443-840-ARTS (2787) or

Candace Geelhaar of Parkville (Katharina) and Steve Brown of Sparrows Point (Petruchio) led the battle of the sexes. Other lead roles include Samantha Trionfo of Parkville as Bianca, Sam Lukowski of Glen Arm as Lucentio, Jessica Taylor of Parkville as Tranio, Sean Brown of Parkville as Hortensio, Jack Heffler of Baltimore as Baptista and Cara Darnell of Parkville as Vincentia. Angela D’Amico of Highlandtown, Warren Sweeley of Baltimore, Sydney Nichols of Joppa, Rebecca Sacrey of Aberdeen, Linus T. Owens of Govans, Christopher Pence of Baltimore, Amanda Clark of Fallston and Steven Olaguer of Parkton round out the cast.

Donald Ray Schwartz directs and the technical crew includes Terri Raulie (set and lighting designer and technical director), Brad J. Ranno (sound designer), Jacob Brooks (stage manager) and James J. Fasching (costume designer).

Come see this sexy, joyful, witty, and slapstick romp of the battle of the sexes and their truce of love, honor, and respect.


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