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The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew


1. What causes Sly to pass out? -> He is incredibly drunk
2. Why will Baptista not allow Bianca to get married? -> Because he’s heard that the bride’s parents are expected to foot the wedding bill
3. Lucentio dresses as whom to get close to Bianca? -> Her father
4. Why does Petruchio want to marry Kate? -> Because he is in love with her
5. What happens when Kate and Petruchio meet? -> There are lights, music plays, and their hearts are lifted heavenward. What good fortune that they got into the same elevator.
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