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What an unbelievable pleasure it was to talk with Benedicta McGeown aka KATHERINE. The bio is true, Bene holds so much warmth and charm. This coupled with her deep knowledge of theatre made for a fascinating conversation.

Benedicta discusses the many names of Katherine, being an Aries rising, the great McGeown/McGown controversy, having an intimidating aura, difficulty in understanding all of Katherine’s motivations, Katherine and Petruchio being absolute freaks, the “game”, flawed characters, the best films being based on books or Shakespeare, observant teachers being a blessing, scripts as skeletons, stage directions as suggestions not law, the importance of collaboration, the pull of the island and being cast well.

*The theatre gods did not appear to be on the side of documentation in May. Throughout the Treasure Chest you’ll find  ... 

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