Other books byWilliam Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Season Eight - Adapted
Shakespeare's lighthearted comedy of mistaken identity, tangled lovers, meddling fairies, and bumbling amateur actors set in a wood on Midsummer Night is vividly retold in this special live radio performance first broadcast on the Bard's birthday, April 23, 1994, on WBAI-FM in New York City. This enchanting reinterpretation will delight both those who know and love the works of Shakespeare and those who have yet to discover them.
The Graphic Novel
'Fair is foul and foul is fair' - so said three weird women in ghoulish glee, predicting a subversion of order in fair Scotland... In the reign of King Duncan, Scotland is a just and hospitable land, with loyal, warlike thanes guarding the best interests of people... ...'Till the very best among them, Macbeth, gives in to a fatal temptation and commits regicide. But will the crown of Scotland sit easy on his head? Will justice be restored to Scotland? Or will Macbeth remain invincible? One of Shakespeare's most famous plays, Macbeth goes beyond a mere tragedy of moral order to a deeply psychological study of a mind preyed on by ambition, insecurities, fear, and regret.
Romeo and Juliet
A pair of star-cross'd lovers -Prologue Romeo and Juliet was Shakespeare's first great tragedy, a richly lyrical love story that has long been one of the author's most popular plays for performer and audience alike. Romeo and Juliet is a simple but dramatic cautionary tale about the blindness that both love and hate can engender. As performed by Claire Bloom and Albert Finney, this lively production captures the youthful exuberance and poetic passion that characterize all of Shakespeare's early work and makes Romeo and Juliet in particular the greatest romantic creation in English Literature. This unabridged, full-cast recording is a wonderful way to experience and listen to Shakespeare out-loud.