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Globe Theatre (London, England : 1599-1644)

Overview
Works: 546 works in 1,225 publications in 7 languages and 49,910 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed performances  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Producer, Other
Classifications: PR2894.S53, 822.33
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Most widely held works about England : 1599-1644) Globe Theatre (London
 
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Most widely held works by England : 1599-1644) Globe Theatre (London
Shakespeare uncovered : the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated hosts (Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant) to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays
The Globe guide to Shakespeare : the plays, the productions, the life by Andrew Dickson( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and fully endorsed by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, this is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright. With full coverage of the thirty-nine Shakespearian plays (including a synopsis, full character list, stage history, and a critical essay for each), this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and an in-depth background guide for theatre goers, students, film buffs, and lovers of literature. Along with an exploration of the Bard's sonnets and narrative poems, The Globe Guide to Shakespeare features fascinating accounts of Shakespeare's life and the Globe Theater itself, with colorful details about each play's original performance. This comprehensive guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best films and audio recordings of each play, from Laurence Olivier to Baz Luhrmann, Kozintsev to Kurosawa. The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the quintessential celebration of all things Shakespearian"--Provided by publisher
Shakespeare uncovered. the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the end, makes Shakespeare so great?
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the household of Olivia (Mark Rylance), two campaigns are being quietly waged-one by the lovesick Orsino (Liam Brennan) for the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by an alliance of servants and hangers-on against Olivia's steward, the pompous Malvolio (Stephen Fry). When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola (Johnny Flynn) to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a bittersweet chain of events follows. This all-male production of Twelfth Night, filmed at Shakespeare's Globe using carefully recreated authentic clothing, music, and dance, was deemed "sensational" by the London Telegraph and "a knock out audience success" by the Observer
As you like it by Krišs Russmann( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind, in love with the naive Orlando, disguises herself as the male Ganymede to counsel him about courting Rosalind. This staging was performed at Shakespeare's Globe in London, a reconstruction of the open-air theater designed in 1599
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. But Othello's old lieutenant, Iago, doesn't like Othello, and is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helena loves the arrogant Bertram, and when she cures the King of France of his sickness, she claims Bertram as her reward. But her new husband, flying from Helena to join the wars, attaches two obstructive conditions to their marriage--conditions he is sure will never be met. ... Featuring Olivier-award winning actress Janie Dee as the Countess of Roussillon, Sam Crane as Bertram, and Ellie Piercy as Helena"--Container
Henry IV, part 1 by Robin Lough( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Hal, son of King Henry IV, seems to be squandering his life away with the fat knight Sir John Falstaff and the whores, boozers and petty rogues of Eastcheap. But beside these scenes of glorious misrule gathers a nationwide rebellion led by the Duke of Northumberland and his charismatic son, Hotspur. The first installment of Shakespeare's gripping account of the rise of Hal from idle barfly to monarch-in-waiting
Henry IV, part 2 by Ross MacGibbon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2 includes some of the greatest moments in Shakespeare: the deathbed scene of the old King henry IV, when Hal contemplates the crown; and Hal's devastating rejection of Falstaff himself
Doctor Faustus by Ian Russell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Doctor Faustus, restless for knowledge, forsakes scholarship for magic and makes a pact with the Devil: if the evil spirit Mephistopheles will serve him for 24 years, Faustus will yield his soul to the Devil after death. It isn't long before Faustus has doubts about the bargain, but Mephistopheles has plenty of entertainment at hand to distract Faustus from the terrifying reality of his position and the prospect of its agonizing conclusion"--Container
Love's labour's lost by Ian Russell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King of Navarre and his friends think that they cannot love again. When the Princess of France and her attendants arrive for a visit, their plans are completely turned upside down
Shakespeare uncovered by Shakespeare Uncovered (Television program)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London especially for the series
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet presents Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
This world's Globe : celebrating the Globe experience( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of tearing them apart. Claudio's friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice--by killing his best friend"--Container
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, conjures up a storm to lure his perfidious brother to the enchanted island on which he and his daughter Miranda have spent 12 years in exile
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Tudor Court is locked in a power struggle between its nobles and the Machiavellian Cardinal Wolsey, the King's first minister and the country's most conspicuous symbol of Catholic power. Wolsey's ambition knows no bounds and when his chief ally, Queen Katherine, interferes in the King's romance with Ann Boleyn, he brings ruin upon himself, the Queen and centuries of English obedience to Rome"--Container
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a troupe of inept amateur actors, the feuding Fairy King Oberon and Queen Titania, and a love potion gone awry come together in an enchanted moonlit forest
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's hilarious and brilliantly constructed farce, delighted audiences at the Globe Theatre in London. Filmed in high definition, the pace, polish, gorgeous Elizabethan costumes and the rollicking performances dazzled the audience
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew tells the tale of the sharp-tongued Kate, who must marry before her younger sister, Bianca, is allowed to find a suitor. Undaunted by her waspish reputation Petruchio attempts to woo the not-so-fair maiden, but is faced with a tirade of poisonous insults"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Globe Theatre (Southwark, London, England)

New Globe Theatre (London, England)

Shakespeare's Globe (London, England)

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (London, England : 1599-1644)

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (London, England : 1996-)

Théâtre du Globe de Shakespeare (Londres)

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