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  • Writer's pictureKirk Jenkins

Taming of the Shrew Comes to Louisville a Year After the Civil War

From The Louisville Courier-Journal, December 24, 1866

Academy of Music-Grand Christmas Eve Performance

Miss Mary Mitchell and Mr. J. W. Albaugh enter upon the last week of their engagement to-night. The bill is very attractive – one of the best that could have been devised for Christmas Eve. Shakespeare’s admirable play “Taming the Shrew” is first on the programme. Miss Mitchell and Mr. Albaugh appearing as Catherine and Petruchio, characters which they will represent most pleasingly and artistically. A A new and laughable pantomime, entitled “Dame Trot and Her Komikal Kat,” will conclude the entertainment. Manager Keller underlines a matinee for to-morrow afternoon. This will delight the little folks.

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