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Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 214 works in 891 publications in 1 language and 5,898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Audio adaptations  History  Radio plays  Radio programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PR2831, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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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 )
30 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and intrigue
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 178 libraries worldwide
The King of Navarre and three of his courtiers vow to devote themselves to study for three years and to foreswear the company of women. Their vow is soon tested upon the arrival of the Princess of France and her ladies
Henry IV, part 1 by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 172 libraries worldwide
While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hall haunts the taverns of London, his companions crew of rouges 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 snnse of his duty as Prince of Wales?
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's comedy about a group of lovers so irresponsible in their actions that their freakish behavior can be explained only by the intervention of supernatural beings
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 167 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 )
23 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 165 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
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 164 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
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 160 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 )
21 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 159 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 159 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
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 154 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
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, agrees to lend Antonio, a Venetian merchant, three thousand ducats. However, Shylock has one condition: should the loan go unpaid, he will be entitled to a pound of Antonio's own flesh... Greed, love, a dramatic trial, broad humour and some of Shakespeare's most famous speeches - this is both a comedy and a tragedy - Container
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 libraries worldwide
A recorded performance of Shakespeare's play
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in English and held by 136 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
 
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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 (345)
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