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Marlowe Dramatic Society

Overview
Works: 215 works in 973 publications in 1 language and 5,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Audio adaptations  Incidental music  Art music  Monologues (Music)  Radio programs  Radio plays 
Roles: Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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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

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 )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 200 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 172 WorldCat member 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
Henry IV, part one by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 171 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 )

25 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff
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 160 WorldCat member 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
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 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( Recording )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 152 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
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
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 )

23 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
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 148 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 146 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 144 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 )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 141 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 )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 138 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 The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"--Container
 
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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 (406)

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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