“Taming of the Shrew” with a twist

By Dan Lea © 2011 Idaho Press-Tribune BOISE — Stuck in the ‘80s and lovin’ it. This is Shakespeare like you’ve never seen it before and like only our friends at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival can deliver it … with zeal, side-splitting humor, sensitive emotion and incredible physicality. Director Tracy Young made her ISF debut […]

Taming of the Shrew, Like Totally ISF’s production channels 1980’s Los Angeles

Boise Weekly by Deanna Darr Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s production of Taming of the Shrew may mark the first time the Bard’s work has included the terms “douchebag” and “don’t have a cow.” Under the leadership of Tracy Young in her ISF directorial debut, the classic tale is ripped out of Padua, Italy, and dumped in […]

Review: Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” offers tubular 80s version of the Bard’s angry Valley Girl

BY DANA OLAND – doland@idahostatesman.com Copyright: © 2011 Idaho Statesman Published: 08/08/11 The 1980s are alive and well at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival this summer in director Tracy Young’s totally awesome take on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” which opened Saturday to a nearly full house.   Young, a seasoned director in her ISF […]

Director makes her Idaho Shakespeare Festival debut with ‘Shrew’

Tracy Young finds a niche for the play in the 1980s By Dana Oland – doland@idahostatesman.com Published: 08/05/11 Tracy Young chooses her words carefully so as not to give too much away about her debut production of “The Taming of the Shrew” which opens at Idaho Shakespeare Festival this weekend. “Just come and see it,” […]