William Shakespeare


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Noun1.William Shakespeare - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)William Shakespeare - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
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For all over the world, wherever poetry is read and plays are played, the name of William Shakespeare is known and reverenced.
In London itself, though in the old rustic road towards a suburb of note where in the days of William Shakespeare, author and stage- player, there were Royal hunting-seats--howbeit no sport is left there now but for hunters of men--Bleeding Heart Yard was to be found; a place much changed in feature and in fortune, yet with some relish of ancient greatness about it.
The spectacular new attraction - think Jules Verne meets Thomas Edison and HG Wells with a hefty dose of William Shakespeare - will be packed with magical experiences," said a spokesman for Magic Alley.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised], written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield, from The Reduced Shakespeare Company, and directed by Wesley Newfarmer, will run from October 5-7.
Shapiro's 1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear looks at the year in which Shakespeare wrote King Lear, Macbeth and Antony and Cleopatra.
Critique: Author Newton Frohlich invested some fifteen years in researching the controversial life and times of William Shakespeare.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" was first performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987 and later at the Criterion Theatre in London.
Barrie Rutter and Company have a unique way of making sitting through the complexity of a play by William Shakespeare enjoyable.
The airline is asking its UK passengers to sign a petition in a bid to get April 23 officially recognised as National William Shakespeare Day.
Taking his cues from George Lucas and William Shakespeare, Doescher retells a story made popular over thirty-five years ago on the silver screen, Star Wars.
Then on Thursday the theatre sees the return of the Reduced Shakespeare Company who will present the complete works of William Shakespeare - 37 plays in 97 minutes.
In the entire history of the Reduced Shakespeare Company no one's been struck by lightning while attending a performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).