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Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 212 works in 980 publications in 1 language and 5,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Audio adaptations  Incidental music  Radio plays  Art music  Monologues (Music)  Radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Marlowe Dramatic Society
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and intrigue
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made that is is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission
Henry IV, part 1 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member 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?
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member 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
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member 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
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member 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
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1 : Track [1] Act I Scene i [2] Act I Scene ii [3] Act I Scene iii [4] Act I Scene iv [5] Act II Scene i [6] Act II Scene ii [7] Act II Scene iii [8] Act II Scene iv [9] Act II Scene v. Disc 2 : Track [1] Act II Scene vi [2] Act III [3] Act III Scene ii [4] Act III Scene iii [5] Act IV Scene i [6] Act IV Scene ii [7] Act IV Scene iii [8] Act IV Scene iv [9] Act IV Scene v. Disc 3 : Track [1] Act IV Scene vi [2] Act IV Scene vii [3] Act IV Scene viii [4] Act V Scene i [5] Act V Scene ii [6] Act V Scene iii [7] Act V Scene iv [8] Act V Scene v [9] Act V Scene vi [10] Act V Scene vii
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

25 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1 : Track [1] Act I Scene i [2] Act I Scene ii [3] Act I Scene iii [4] Act I Scene iv [5] Act II Scene i [6] Act II Scene ii [7] Act II Scene iii [8] Act II Scene iv. Disc 2 : Track [1] Act III Scene i [2] Act III Scene ii [3] Act III Scene iii [4] Act IV Scene i [5] Act IV Scene ii. Disc 3 : Track [1] Act IV Scene iii [2] Act IV Scene iv [3] Act IV Scene v [4] Act IV Scene vi [5] Act IV Scene viii [6] Act IV Scene viii [7] Act IV Scene ix [8] Act IV Scene x [9] Act V Scene i [10] Act V Scene ii [11] Act V Scene iii
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
 
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A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été
Alternative Names
Marlowe Society

Marlowe Society (University of Cambridge)

The Marlowe Society

University of Cambridge Marlowe dramatic society

University of Cambridge Marlowe Society

Languages
English (410)

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A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'étéRomeo and JulietAs you like itWilliam Shakespeare's The Merchant of VeniceWilliam Shakespeare's Macbeth