The Taming of the Shrew. April 3 - 25, 2015 (Previews April 1 & 2): Baptista’s eldest daughter, Kate, is so strong-willed, stubborn and downright shrewish that not a single man in Padua is willing to marry her. That is until a brash and bumptious fortune-seeker, Petruchio, arrives to marry Kate for her money. But can he tame Kate, or has he finally met his match? Find out in Shakespeare’s classic, comedic battle of the sexes "The Taming of the Shrew".