Sound Design and Composition

Taming of The Shrew

by William Shakespeare

The Utah Shakespeare Festival 2015

Director: Fred Adams
Scenic Design: Vicki Smith
Costume Design: Bill Black
Lighting Design: Donna Ruzika
Sound Design/Composition: Joe Payne

Music adapted, re-orchestrated and/or written by Joe Payne © 2015

Elizabethan influenced pizza and spaghetti music, creating a lighthearted, energetic, and fun atmosphere.  I modified a slew of traditional Mediterranean folk melodies (and an accidental Russian one), to create a soundtrack that is both familiar and new. A delightful production with talented folks.
Music and sound collage:

Photos by Karl Hugh