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The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Author: Adam LongReed MartinAustin TichenorDaniel SingerJess WinfieldAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, 2003, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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Presents abridged, comedic versions of the complete works of William Shakespeare, performed by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Adaptations
Comedy films
Television comedies
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Long; Reed Martin; Austin Tichenor; Daniel Singer; Jess Winfield; Werner Aellen; Paul Kafno; William Shakespeare; Reduced Shakespeare Company.; Acorn Media (Firm); Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; PTV Productions West.; HD Thames (Firm); Complete Television Company.
ISBN: 1569386242 9781569386248
OCLC Number: 1023740522
Language Note: Soundtrack in English; subtitles in English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: At head of title on container: The Reduced Shakespeare Company.
Based on the complete works of William Shakespeare.
Adapted for television by Adam Long.
Originally produced for television in 2001.
"Contains material not seen on the PBS broadcast"--Container.
Includes early RSC performance, cast biographies, pop quiz, and commentary.
Credits: Cameras, Rick Kyle [and others] ; editor, Steve Eveleigh.
Performer(s): Performed by The Reduced Shakespeare Company with Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor.
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Main feature: Introduction --
Shakespeare's bio --
Romeo & Juliet --
Titus Andronicus --
Othello rap --
16 comedies --
Macbeth --
Julius Caesar / Antony & Cleopatra --
Two noble kinsmen / Troilus & Cressida --
Football --
Convincing Adam --
Hamlet --
Ophelia and the audience --
Back to Hamlet --
Encore --
Backwards! Bonus features: Optional audio feature commentary tracks by Austin Tichenor and Reed Martin or Adam Long and Director Paul Kafno ; home video clip of early RSC performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (courtesy of Drix Rixmann) ; Who are these clowns? [bios of cast members and William Shakespeare (text feature)] ; Trivia quiz ; All Things Reduced [list of other available 'Reduced' productions].
Other Titles: Reduced Shakespeare Company :
Complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (Television program)
Responsibility: written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield ; producer, Werner Aellen ; produced and directed by Paul Kafno ; a Canada UK co-production in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; PTV Producltions [sic] West, Inc., HD Thames Ltd., Complete Television Company.

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Presents abridged, comedic versions of the complete works of William Shakespeare, performed by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

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