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Stratford Festival Collection

Overview
Works: 446 works in 935 publications in 1 language and 937 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Historical drama  Fiction  Tragicomedies 
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Stratford Festival Collection
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's play The taming of the shrew. With captions
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and held by 16 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
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play examines the nature of mercy and justice, proposing that a good government is one that is flexible and based on common sense
As you like it by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play has two principal settings: the court that Frederick has usurped from his brother, the rightful Duke, and the Forest of Arden, where the Duke and his followers (including the disgruntled Lord Jaques and the jester Touchstone) are living
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to survive after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a young soldier, complicating numerous relationships
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated edition of Shakespeare's comedy about Spanish courtiers who unsuccessfully swear off relationships with women; also includes essays on Shakespeare's theatrical world and his texts, and a scholarly introduction
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( )

12 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Tartuffe, and other plays by Molière( )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imposter cleric gets into the house of the wealthy Orgon, whom he fools into promising him his wealth, position, and his young daughter. The translation into English verse of one of Molière's most masterful and most popular plays. A continuous delight from beginning to end (Richard Eberhart). Introduction by Richard Wilbur
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular and frequently-performed plays. Janis Lull's introduction to this new edition, which is based on the First Folio, emphasizes the play's tragic themes - individual identity, determinism and choice - and stresses the importance of women's roles. A thorough performance history of stage and film versions shows how the text has been cut, rewritten and reshaped by directors and actors to enhance the role of Richard at the expense of other parts, especially those of the women."--Jacket
Oedipus tyrannus; a new translation. Passages from ancient authors. Religion and psychology: some studies. Criticism by Sophocles( )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text is accompanied by a wealth of carefully chosen background materials and essays. Among the background materials are selections from Homer's Odyssey, Thucydides' account of the plague, and Euripides' Phoenissae. The best of ancient and modern criticism is represented, permitting discussion from many points of view: psychological, religious, anthropological, dramatic, and literary
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published 1899 in the United Kingdom. Drawing room comedy exposing quirks and foibles of Victorian society with plot revolving around amorous pursuits of two men who face social obstacles when they woo young ladies of quality. This play 'is noted for its witty lines, its clever situations, and its satire on the British nobility and clergy.'" Reader's Ency 4th ed
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
The Mikado by W. S Gilbert( )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Trust, Ltd. presents under management of S. Hurok, D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Isidore Godfrey, musical director from the Savoy Theatre, London under personal supervision of Bridget D'Oyly Carte in Gilbert and Sullivan operas: "The Mikado, or The Town of Titipu," written by W.S. Gilbert and composed by Arthur Sullivan. Musical director Isidore Godfrey, director of productions Herbert Newby, settings designed by Peter Goffin, costumes designed by Charles Ricketts, scenery painted by Alick Johnstone, Ltd., costumes executed by L.&H. Nathan, Ltd
The tempest by William Shakespeare( )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with discussion questions, role-playing scenarios, and other study activities
 
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