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2010-08-24 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A.-based rock band Carney have announced that they will perform a very special show at Piano's in New York City, giving fans a chance to see the band before frontman Reeve Carney takes the stage as the lead in the upcoming Broadway production of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark. The September 15th show will feature songs from Carney's debut album Mr. Green, Vol. 1, which was released in May on DAS Label/Interscope Records. In its live review of Carney's...

2008-10-11 00:00:25

By David Lister Harry Enfield is in a spot of bother with the government of the Philippines over a sketch in his Harry and Paul show. In that sketch, Harry tried to mate his pet Geordie, played by Paul Whitehouse, with a Filipina maid. I can't say that I was too bothered by this little fuss, until I read a small aside in the news story about it, in which Enfield was quoted as saying that he had already been prevented from playing a sex-crazed Muslim hoodie in another sketch. Let's, with...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou and Russell Brand reportedly have signed on for the big-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." The Hollywood Reporter said Julie Taymor is directing the film version of Shakespeare's supernatural play. Taymor previously adapted a tragedy written by Shakespeare for her film "Titus" and directed last year's movie musical "Across the Universe." She also was the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed stage version of "The Lion...

2008-08-02 00:00:19

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is performing in more than 150 different locations as part of a garden theatre season. With a large cast, traditional costumes and an original music score, they are bringing two of their productions to Devon this month. Shakespeare's final triumph, The Tempest will be performed at Cockington next Friday. It is a play of romance and revenge on a magical island kingdom, where mischievous sprites play havoc with shipwrecked sailors and the most powerful exiled...

2008-07-31 09:00:55

By Rachael Bogert, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--The clownlike villain Malvolio delivers a line in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" that could serve as advice for approaching the old plays: "Be not afraid of greatness." Yes, the language in Shakespeare's plays can be a trial, and there's a list of other reasons why the stories may no longer hold mass appeal. But be not afraid of such greatness reinterpreted, as it is at the Sacramento Shakespeare Festival. As several festival...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Caliban -- Caliban is a moon of Uranus, named after Caliban, the character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Caliban was discovered on September 6 - September 7, 1997 by Brett Gladman, Phil Nicholson, Joseph Burns, and JJ Kavelaars using the 200-inch Hale telescope; they also discovered the moon Sycorax at the same time. ----- Discovery Discovered by Brett Gladman Discovered in 1997 Orbital characteristics Semimajor axis 7.1106 km Eccentricity...

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