On the Huntington Green Iris McQuillian-Grace and Nate Murphy wrestled for control of each other while shouting out in Shakespearean prose. The fight came to a conclusion as McQuillian-Grace jumped onto Murphy’s back. taking a bite at his arm.
The two actors were taking advantage of the sunny day to rehearse for the Valley Shakespeare Festival’s production of The Taming of the Shrew. Nearby, their director and founder of the company, Tom Simonetti, shouted directions and applauded the staged confrontation.