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Royal Shakespeare Company

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Works: 1,002 works in 2,537 publications in 4 languages and 57,367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Historical television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Televised plays  Filmed plays 
Roles: Performer, Originator, Actor, Producer, Other, Editor, Artist, 475, Restager , Publisher, Instrumentalist, Vocalist, Singer
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
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A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

72 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Players of Shakespeare : essays in Shakespearean performance by Royal Shakespeare Company( Book )

31 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors including Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet, director John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. Barton begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice
In search of Shakespeare by Michael Wood( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The capriciousness of lovers is the theme of this romantic and entertaining comedy, given a frolicsome rendition by the Royal Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare's restless world by Neil MacGregor( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work of historical reconstruction Neil MacGregor and his team at the British Museum, working together in a landmark collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC, bring us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare's universe and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I
William Shakespeare, the complete works by William Shakespeare( Book )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative, modernized edition of the complete works of the great Elizabethan dramatist offers the complete texts of every comedy, tragedy, and history play, along with key facts about each work, a plot summary, major roles, sources, textual history, glossaries, and other helpful textual notes
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss( Visual )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infamous Marquis de Sade, confined to an asylum, directs the other inmates in a re-enactment of the bloody assassination of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and un-edited, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare's drama
Playing Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated Mark Antony who gives up his career, his country, and his life for Cleopatra
Speaking Shakespearean verse by John Barton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present a workshop before a television studio audience in which they interpret the rhythms and pronunication of Shakespeare's English
Players of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performance by Russell Jackson( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roald Dahl's Matilda : the musical : original Broadway cast recording by Tim Minchin( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolt. she said. revolt again by Alice Birch( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Birch examines the language, behavior and forces that shape women in the 21st century and asks what's stopping us from doing something truly radical to change them
The Royal Shakespeare Company : a history of ten decades by Sally Beauman( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company, 1960-1963 by John Goodwin( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Representing Shakespeare : England, history and the RSC by Robert Shaughnessy( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This text traces the changing theatrical and cultural identity of the History plays in the context of postwar social and political conflict, crisis and change. Since the company's inception in the early 1960s, the RSC's commitment to relevance has fostered close relationships between Shakespearean criticism and performance, and between the theatre and its audiences. Through a detailed discussion of key productions, from ""The War of the Roses"" in 1963 to ""The Plantegenets"" in 1988, Robert Shaughnessy emphasizes the political dimension of contemporary theatrical representations of Shakesp
Shadows : a trinity of plays by J.M. Synge & W.B. Yeats( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityShakespeare Memorial Company

R.S.C.

R.S.C. (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Royal Shakespeare Company British theatre company

Royal Shakespeare Company compagnie théâtrale britannique

Royal Shakespeare company (Stratford-upon-Avon, GB)

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company.

RSC

RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare Memorial Trust Theatre Company

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Players of Shakespeare : essays in Shakespearean performancePlaying ShakespeareHamletWilliam Shakespeare, the complete worksThe Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de SadePlayers of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performanceRepresenting Shakespeare : England, history and the RSC