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Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 179 works in 901 publications in 1 language and 5,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Audio adaptations  Radio programs  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
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Publications about Marlowe Dramatic Society
Publications by Marlowe Dramatic Society
Most widely held works by Marlowe Dramatic Society
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne and divides his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder follow. After banishing Cordelia, his youngest daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and intrigue
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers experience tension between their vow to study and fast, and falling helplessly in love
A midsummer night's dream op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hal haunts the taverns of London, his companions crews of rogues and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff. The Earl of Northumberland and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a sense of his duty as Prince of Wales?
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
As a triumphal parade celebrates Julius Caesar and his defeat of the Roman general Pompey, Cassius schemes with Brutus to bring an end to Caesar before he becomes king and destroys the republic. Meanwhile, a soothsayer warns Caesar to "beware the Ides of March".--Container
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 152 libraries worldwide
"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloddy Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The fabulously rich Timon believes all his friends to be as open-hearted and generous as himself. When his wealth suddenly evaporates, however, he discovers the truth and his altruism turns to a bitter hatred of mankind. Stirred up by the cynical Apemantus, Timon retreats to the woods where he plots the destruction of Athens, the city that had formerly seemed to embody everything pleasurable and civilized. The cosmic scope of his hatred is communicated in a series of powerful and disturbing dramatic tableaux
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Henry VIII foils a plot by the scheming Cardinal Wolsey, rejects his twenty-year marriage to Katharine of Aragon, and falls in love with Anne Boleyn
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Macbeth, a Scottish war hero, is driven by ambition, the supernatural prophecy of three witches, and an unscrupulous wife, to murder Duncan, the King of Scotland, and usurp the throne. Once crowned king of Scotland, he begins a violent reign of terror to keep the crown. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
One of Shakespeare's last plays, The winter's tale is the tragicomic story of the mad jealousy of King Leontes of Sicily
 
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Alternative Names
Marlowe Society
Marlowe Society (University of Cambridge)
University of Cambridge Marlowe dramatic society
University of Cambridge Marlowe Society
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English (368)
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