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  • The Tempest at Shell Lumber Company,
    Shakespeare Miami presents free performances of The Tempest
    You’ll find treachery, sorcery, and young love in full measure, plus a plot twist that William Shakespeare never envisioned, in Shakespeare Miami’s current Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest.Admission to all performances...
  • Seattle Shakespeare starts 2014 with "Measure for Measure"
    Chiang takes measure of Shakespeare's dark comedy
    The director of Seattle Shakespeare’s current production of "Measure for Measure." has had a lifetime relationship with the Bard. It began with her mother being "a horrible test taker," said Desdemona Chiang. After...
  • Seattle Shakespeare Company premieres "Measure for Measure"
    'Measure for Measure' premier at Seattle Shakespeare Company vibrant and fun
    Seattle Shakespeare Company premiered Measure for Measure on January 9 to a packed, enthusiastic audience. Like most Shakespeare plays, the plot was complex, and the old English somewhat difficult to follow, much less fully understand. However,...
  • George Lucas
    Strange Magic movie introduces kids to Shakespeare
    If you have been wanting to introduce your child to Shakespeare, then the movies might be just the ticket. In 2015, that ticket comes in the form of a new movie from Lucasfilm called Strange Magic. The movie, an animated musical, is an extremely...
  • Tamburlaine the Great, by Christopher Marlowe
    Tamburlaine the Great, by Christopher Marlowe
    “Is it not great to be a King?” In an ancient land where only might makes right, one man will rise to transcend fate and conquer all.Imagine...the classic beauty of Shakespeare’s works mixed with the grand scale and dramatic...
  • Though she be but little she is fierce Shakespeare Tank Top
    Review: Though she be but little she is fierce Shakespeare Tank Top
    Ever put on a t-shirt that felt so lovely like it's been broken in for years but didn't look like it? That's just the feel from the "Though she be but little she is fierce" Shakespeare Tank Top by EconomyGrocery.The famous...
  • Marion Adler and Scott Wentworth
    Theatre review: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ scores a hit in Madison
    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s 2014 Season will close with the Bard’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” which opened Saturday, Dec. 6, in Madison. The ever-popular battle of wills—one of theater’s most staged...
  • Flaming of the Shrew
    'Dark Aemilia' ranks as The Fascinating Novel of 2014
    Sally O'Reilly's fantasy biography called "Dark Aemilia" puts forth one possible candidate to claim the title of Shakespeare's mysterious muse: Aemilia Bassano. The scholar describes Bassano's well-documented education,...
  • Old Book
    Shakespeare folio found in library; Shakespeare scholars excited
    An original first folio of William Shakespeare's plays has been discovered. The rare book was found in a small library. The library is located northern France. According to a Thursday, Nov. 27 report by MSN, the Shakespeare folio is one of 233...
  • 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' at The Public Theater
    The Public Theater: 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre'
    You have just under two weeks left to get yourself to New York City's well-known Public Theater for the wonderfully immersive experience that isPericles, Prince of Tyre. The Mobile Shakespeare Unit production is presented in an intimate...
  • See Bay Players of Norwell present Noel Coward's comedy 'Present Laughter' Nov 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 8 p.m.
    Bay Players of Duxbury presents romantic comedy, 'Present Laughter' Nov 7-15
    Before there was James Bond, the Fonz, or even Barney Stinson, there was Gary Essendine.Taking place entirely in Gary’s London apartment, Noel Coward’s romantic comedy, ‘Present Laughter,’ its title derived from a line in...
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore, Maryland
    Theater Guide: Richard II at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
    Playing through November 9, Richard II has received very positive reviews. This Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's production will play in its new digs at 7 South Calvert Street, Baltimore. This production is especially significant as it its the...
  • The Biochemistry of Hydrangea Color Change
    The Biochemistry of Hydrangea Color Change
    The hydrangea has long ranked as a popular garden staple for its range of color, its sizable "snowball" shape, and abundance of blossoms that are long-lasting. Landscapers cultivate them almost ubiquitously to make gardens look bountiful...
  • Becoming Bea by Leslie Gould
    Leslie Gould's New Book Inspired by Shakesperean Classic
    Leslie Gould’s latest release, Becoming Bea is based on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. It is the fourth and final book in the Courtships of Lancaster series. In this interview, Gould talks about the inspiration behind the series...
  • Henry VIII
    Review: Seldom-seen ‘Henry VIII’ ignites the stage in Madison
    Saturday, Oct. 18, saw the stirring premiere of a new production of Shakespeare’s late history play “Henry VIII” staged for the first time in 30 years at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison. Director Paul Mullins, in...