The taming of the shrew
Welcome to the website for the Cambridge American Stage Tour! Keep checking back for photos from rehearsals and the tour, and for tour updates!
CAST, established under the patronage of Dame Judi Dench in 2000, is one of the major international theatre tours of the University of Cambridge. It aims to bring the work of Shakespeare to as wide an audience as possible in the eastern United States.
Now in its sixteenth year, Cambridge University’s largest international tour show has been performing to packed houses and critical acclaim since 2000. Each September, Cambridge’s most talented actors, directors, designers and technicians travel across the Atlantic to bring a Shakespeare play to colleges, high schools and professional theatres. This year’s production of The Taming of the Shrew, and will be directed by Kennedy Bloomer.
CAST is increasingly renowned as a showcase of the leading dramatic talent in Cambridge, including countless actors and directors about to enter the world of professional theatre. The directors of the last six CAST productions have gone on to successful careers in theatre directing.