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  • William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

    William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations
    William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts. 
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...

    Literature more essential than ever as Shakespeare turns 450

    Orlando residents are immersed in modern pop culture. Most Americans associate our city with Disney, and drivers on Interstate 4 can't avoid being faced with Harry Potter. In an economy dependent on tourism and entertainment, we sometimes forget that...

    Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Look at his library, get a read on him

    If you’re looking for a way to commemorate William Shakespeare’s birthday — he was born 450 years ago today, on April 23, 1564 — the most interesting party may take place at UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in...

    On the Bard's 450th, a birthday tour of some play 'sets'

    On the Bard's 450th, a birthday tour of some play 'sets'
    Known as the Bard and regarded as England's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is celebrated on Wednesday, let his imagination roam as widely as his characters. Following are some of the locales, cited by travel website http:/...