Review On The Taming of the Shrew


Bob Rich - Tolucan Times

Registered Critic


The acting and directing are vibrant. The story unfolds with the energy of a vaudeville play or a carnival: characters get spun upon the ground, dance together, and collapse in their chairs. Lauren Jean Lee and Sean Faye are impassioned and high-spirited, as Petruchio and Katherina...

For good-natured fun, this lively production delivers. What's more, the focus on gender equality inspires us to reflect on how peace and understanding can be a part of modern love.

Bob Rich is a writer/producer who has authored over 50 short stories and over 100 poems. He is a writer at THE TOLUCAN TIMES, reviewing plays, and interviewing celebrities.

In 2017, a sci fi mini-novel was released that Bob co-wrote with musician BILL MAJOROS (visit TheForeignFilms.com). Bob is currently co-writing a feature film and has also written books for kids.

Bob's poetry was published in NAJI NAAMAN's FOUNDATION's 2013 international writing contest, chosen as one of 54 winners from 1,362writers who submitted. Poems have also been published in two other collections.

Bob's writing for charity: biographical content for the RED CROSS's RESTORING FAMILY LINKS program, authoring bio's for STEVEN SPIELBERG'sWWII history institute the SHOAH FOUNDATION, and writing for the LA MUSEUM OFTHE HOLOCAUST. In 2003, Bob was selected from 900 offices of the AMERICAN RED CROSS to receive a national award for informing the public about research on relatives and friends separated by the Holocaust.

Bob has also composed a manual for the GROSSMAN BURN FOUNDATION (GrossmanBurnFoundation.org/Humanitarian).