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2014-09-10 12:24:00

Shakespeare Goes Digital to Connect with Today's Students NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students returning to school will have a new ally in tackling the complexity of Shakespeare's language: an e-book version of "Romeo and Juliet" that combines the text and a filmed performance by professional Shakespearian actors - all on the same "page." The WordPlay(TM) Shakespeare e-books, with "Romeo and Juliet" as the latest addition, unites text, film, translation notes and other...

2014-07-31 12:25:31

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to announce the publication of fully dramatized audio productions of Shakespeare's classic plays from the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. Simon & Schuster Audio will launch the new line, Folger Shakespeare Library Presents, on August 5, 2014 with the publication of Macbeth, Hamlet, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream on CD and for...

2014-04-23 08:29:54

45% of them knew the quote came from Hamlet NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 450 years since the birth of William Shakespeare, more than half (53%) of Americans surveyed in the latest YouGov Omnibus survey think that Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwrights of all time. Shakespeare's prodigious ability to pen memorable words and phrases is the reason 72% thinks him one of the greats. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140423/77489) Americans have...

2014-02-19 16:22:36

Shakespeare's Classic Tale Re-Told with the World's Most Innovative Holographic Technology MIAMI, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the classic balcony scene to the raucous swordfights and the heart wrenching final deaths of world's most well-known star crossed lovers, Shakespeare's popular tale of Romeo & Juliet is coming to South Florida in a way audiences have never seen before. In its U.S. debut, Spectacular Stage presents ROMEO & JULIET: ETERNAL LOVE, a...

2014-01-14 08:26:06

Actor's Broadway Turn in Romeo and Juliet Runs February 13-19 in an Exclusive Screenvision Engagement with BroadwayHD NEW YORK, Jan.14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This February, national cinema advertising leader and alternative content provider Screenvision and newly formed company BroadwayHD bring the Broadway production of Romeo and Juliet to movie theatres nationwide. Starring Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) as Romeo and Condola Rashad (Smash, Sex and the...

2011-11-24 11:46:32

Body-conscious Shakespeare: Sensory disturbances in troubled characters Shakespeare was a master at portraying profound emotional upset in the physical symptoms of his characters, and many modern day doctors would do well to study the Bard to better understand the mind-body connection, concludes an analysis of his works, published in Medical Humanities. Kenneth Heaton, a medical doctor and extensively published author on William Shakespeare's oeuvre, systematically analyzed 42 of the...

2011-04-06 22:25:53

Three new bright blue pigments with origins in the hometown of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet have become stars in a drama that is unsettling experts on conservation of archaeological treasures around the world. That's the topic of an article on the solution of an archaeological 'whodunit' involving those new-to-science pigments in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Associate Editor Carmen Drahl notes in...


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