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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...

2014-06-24 23:09:14

Alexandra Montgomery will play the male role Baptista Minola in the Off Broadway production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. Written by William Shakespeare, the play is a rollicking comedy of courtship and romance, and one of Shakespeare’s most admired plays. Manhattan, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Alexandra Montgomery will play the male role Baptista Minola in the Off Broadway production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. Written by William Shakespeare, the play is a rollicking comedy of...

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...

2014-04-22 08:30:08

Treasure Trove of Shakespearean quotes refashioned as Tweets to capture 21st century fans. CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy 450(th) Birthday Will! In celebration of that momentous occasion, we hereby proclaim the April 23 launch of: Shakespeare Sez...a new on-line marketplace: www.shakespearesez.com with scaddes of funne and merrie stuffe from the Iambically Pentametric Thumbs of the Bard of Avon for the Literati of the Twitterati. William Shakespeare -...

2014-04-07 12:27:55

LA Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award Winning Actor Richard Dreyfuss joins forces with The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and American Legion Post 8 to present the classic 'pound of flesh' trial scene from The Merchant of Venice, in celebration of William Shakespeare's 450(th) Birthday, on April 23(rd), at 7pm, at Patriotic Hall, located at 2615 South Grand...

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...

2014-02-18 23:21:16

Half the Page is a Stage in These Enhanced eBooks, Allowing Readers to Better Understand Shakespeare’s Complex Text When It Appears Side By Side with Actors Performing His Plays New York, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It's a Shakespeare revival with a twist. Students and readers now have a revolutionary way to experience the centuries-old plays. The WordPlay™ Shakespeare enhanced eBook series, published by The New Book Press, places the complete text alongside a filmed...

2014-02-18 08:27:24

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shakespeare was a fraud, according to the novel "The Shakespeare Conspiracy" by Ted Bacino. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/PH66584-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/PH66584-b ) And now, the comedy-thriller stage version of the book opens next month in Illinois at Artists' Ensemble Theater, the professional theater in residence at Rockford University. The play, written by Bacino and Rufus Cadigan, had...

2014-02-04 16:27:16

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 450(th) anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth in 2014, the California International Antiquarian Book Fair (Book Fair) will pay tribute to the Bard when it opens its doors from February 7 - 9 at the Pasadena Convention Center. The highly anticipated rare book extravaganza, which draws thousands of collectors, scholars and the world's foremost dealers, will present a special exhibit featuring some of the finest...


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