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2014-09-30 23:17:32

Shmoop’s Shakespeare Central is home to summary and analysis of Shakespeare’s plays and poems, glossaries of words and idioms invented by Shakespeare, and a tool that translates modern English

2011-11-24 11:46:32

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.

2008-09-23 18:00:26

A NEW Royal Shakespeare Company production of the tragedy Othello will be performed at Newcastle's Northern Stage next February.

2008-08-23 00:00:24

For those who just can't get enough movies about amateur-acting- gone-awry, "Never Say Macbeth" comes out this Tuesday on DVD.

2008-08-07 15:00:36

By CAROLYN CHURCHILL and AMANDA MACMILLAN HE is a good, if not a great, Dane. That was the verdict yesterday after Doctor Who star David Tennant made his longawaited appearance as Hamlet in a Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) production.

2008-07-29 00:00:29

A plymouth theatre company is to stage Shakespeare's famous 'Scottish play', Macbeth, in October. The Tamerton Village Players are to put on their production in Plymouth and Tavistock. In May, TVP performed Little Shop of Horrors at the Devonport Playhouse.

2008-07-20 12:00:30

By Misha Berson, Seattle Times Jul. 20--ASHLAND, Ore. -- A distraught Othello murders his innocent wife, Desdemona. The Roman general Coriolanus goes over to the enemy army. Emily Webb, who perished young, yearns for the living from her Grover's Corners grave.

2008-07-14 12:00:39

PBS chief Paula Kerger told reporters in Los Angeles that she doesn't know yet if Ian McKellen's nude scene will appear in a PBS taping of his play King Lear.

2008-07-08 15:00:34

By Barry Gaines For the Journal I returned from my summer travels just in time to join a capacity opening-night audience for "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)" at the Vortex. This rollicking play by Canadian Ann-Marie MacDonald operates on several levels, all of them entertaining.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.