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Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 216 works in 1,039 publications in 1 language and 5,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Monologues (Music)  Art music  Audio adaptations  Incidental music  Radio plays  Radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Marlowe Dramatic Society
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

25 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves away for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made than it is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission. The young men fall instantly and hopelessly in love, and the tension between their vow and their passion forms the subject of this charming and sparkling early comedy
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 169 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?
Henry IV, part one by William Shakespeare( Recording )

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

26 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 )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 158 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
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the direction of George Rylands, Timon of Athens is performed by the Marlowe Dramatic Society and Professional Players of the University of Cambridge. The text The New Shakespeare, edited by John Dover Wilson is the uncut and complete version utilized.-
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

25 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.--
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 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
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

25 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 150 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
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed by the Marlowe Dramatic Society and Professional Players of the University of Cambridge, Henry VIII is directed by George Rylands from the complete and uncut text of The New Shakespeare, edited by John Dover Wilson.-
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 143 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
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 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 1964 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New Shakespeare text edited by John Dover Wilson, Henry VI, part 2 is performed by the Marlowe Dramatic Society, Univ. of Cambridge.-
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players, George Rylands, director
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English poet and playwright, Robert Browning's mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. Here his finest work is read by James Mason, Boris Karloff and Robert Donat
 
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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 (434)

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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 MacbethCoriolanus