Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn’t allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, are eager, so Joey fixes Kat up with Patrick, a new kid in town just bitter enough for Kat.
A pretty, popular teenager can’t go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does.
Adapted from William Shakespeare’s play “The Taming of the Shrew,” 10 Things I Hate About You starts off with Cameron, new student at Padua High, sitting in the office of the quirky guidance counselor Ms. Perky. He is then shown around the school by Michael, who will become his best friend. During his tour is when Cameron first sees Bianca Stratford, a beautiful sophomore with one problem: she isn’t allowed to date. And neither is her “shrew” sister, Katarina, a senior who loves indie rock and feminist prose and hates conformity. But Kat and Bianca’s father alters his house rule: now, Bianca can date… as long as Kat has a date, too. Now, in order for Cameron to date Bianca, he has to find someone to date Kat. So Michael helps him enlist the help of pretty-boy/jerk/model Joey Donner, tricking him into thinking that *he* will get to take Bianca out if he pays someone to take out Kat. His choice: Patrick Verona, a bad-boy with a mysterious reputation–some say he ate a live duck once, … Written by Erica Baffa
|Tagline:||How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways.|
|Cast:||Aaron Therol, Aidan Kennedy, Alice Evans, Allison Janney, Andrew Keegan, Ari Karczag, Ben Laurance, Bianca Kajlich, Brian Hood, Brian Mashburn, Cameron Fraser, Carlos Lacámara, Daryl Mitchell, David Krumholtz, David Leisure, Demegio Kimbrough, Dennis Mosley, Eric Riedmann, Gabrielle Union, Greg Jackson, Heath Ledger, Heather Taylor, J.R. Johnson, Jelani Quinn, Jesper Inglis, Jesse Dyer, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Joshua Thorpe, Julia Stiles, Kay Hanley, Kyle Cease, Larisa Oleynik, Larry Miller, Laura Kenny, Michael Eisenstein, Monique Powell, Nick Brown, Nick Vukelic, Quinn Maixner, Susan May Pratt, Terence Heuston, Todd Butler, Travis Muller, Wendy Gottlieb|
|Director:||Gil Junger, K.C. Colwell, Nancy Karlin|