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Latest William Shakespeare Items
Jesus Christ tops the list of the top 10 most significant figures in human history, as based on opinions circulated over Wikipedia over a span of months and as figured by a couple of computer scientists.
Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer, Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes and Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey are just a few of the actors to team up and play the ill-fated lovers.
Otto von Bismarck famously observed that the less people know about how sausages and laws are made, the better they'll feel about them. The same could be said for the world of books. The more we learn about the petty malice of Evelyn Waugh, the envious insecurity of Hemingway, the relentless money-grubbing of Balzac, the arid, neurotic love life of Edith Wharton or the utter creepiness of Marcel Proust, the more we are distracted from their purely artistic merits.
One day not long ago — Jan. 1, 2012, to be exact — Martin Manley set a New Year's resolution unlike any other: "To explore the idea of committing suicide sooner rather than later."
To paraphrase William Shakespeare, there's something rotten in Washington, and the odor is emanating not just from the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department.
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."
William Shakespeare's comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" benefits from a lighthearted approach and an evenly-matched pair of verbal jousters to conduct a battle of the sexes. An accomplished, zestful production by Theatre for a New Audience that opened Sunday at The Duke on 42nd Street contains all that and more.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is heading from modern to classic _ the "Modern Family" star is going to star this summer in William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" in Central Park.