The Merchant of Venice

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USA Today
Books: New and noteworthyUSA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1.
Books: New and noteworthy
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. Georgia by Dawn Tripp (Random House, fiction, on sale Feb. 9) What it’s about: Historical novel explores artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s relationship with photographer Alfred... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Smoke, Mirrors in Mugabe's Call for United Nations ReformNO ONE can ever begrudge former African Union (AU) chairperson President Robert
Smoke, Mirrors in Mugabe's Call for United Nations Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
NO ONE can ever begrudge former African Union (AU) chairperson President Robert Mugabe his gift of the gab which was in evidence last week as he spoke so eloquently about the long overdue reform of the United Nations (UN) Security Council which sadly... Read more
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The Telegraph
Return to house of horrorsPartho De arrives at 3 Robinson Street on Thursday afternoon. Picture by Sanjoy
Return to house of horrors
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Partho De arrives at 3 Robinson Street on Thursday afternoon. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya Partho De, the man who had lived with the maggot-infested remains of his sister Debjani and two pet Labradors for months, returned to his 3 Robinson... Read more
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Daily Star
Romeo and JULIAN: Why the bard loved blokesSPECULATION: Theatre experts argue that Shakespeare's male characters were 'abs
Romeo and JULIAN: Why the bard loved blokes
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
SPECULATION: Theatre experts argue that Shakespeare's male characters were 'absolutely gay' Theatre expert Gregory Doran and his actor partner Sir Antony Sher are convinced England’s greatest playwright was homosexual. The pair insist 128 of his 154... Read more
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The Washington Times
Starring Pope Francis: New film features holy father as himselfVatican City - The “Pope of Surprises” is at it again. Pope Francis is set to b
Starring Pope Francis: New film features holy father as himself
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
Vatican City - The “Pope of Surprises” is at it again. Pope Francis is set to be featured in the upcoming film “Beyond the Sun,” the first Pope in history to play himself in a big screen production. The idea for the film came from the Holy Father,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Shylock is My Name by Howard JacobsonSimon Strulovitch, a wealthy Jewish art dealer, is visiting his mother’s grave
Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Simon Strulovitch, a wealthy Jewish art dealer, is visiting his mother’s grave in a Manchester cemetery. He’s a deeply troubled man. His mother, Leah, is in the graveyard; his wife, Kay, is mentally and physically disabled after a stroke, and his... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sir Ian McKellen set to become London tour bus guideHe will undertake the unexpected project as part of his role as the public face
Sir Ian McKellen set to become London tour bus guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
He will undertake the unexpected project as part of his role as the public face of Shakespeare On Film, a BFI and British Council scheme that will see more than 70 films digitised and made available to the public in 100 countries. "I have always... Read more
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Times of Malta
A resignation is not enoughWhen the Times of Malta broke the story about the expropriation of one-fourth o
A resignation is not enough
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
When the Times of Malta broke the story about the expropriation of one-fourth of a building in Old Mint Street, Valletta, Michael Falzon said this was a case of ‘much ado about nothing’. Following the publication of the Auditor General’s report, he... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
At Shakespeare & Company, a delicately balanced 2016 seasonEpstein, Tod Randolph, Annette Miller and Christianna Nelson. Epstein will be
At Shakespeare & Company, a delicately balanced 2016 season
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
Epstein, Tod Randolph, Annette Miller and Christianna Nelson. Epstein will be teaming with director Tina Packer for "The Merchant of Venice" (July 1-Aug. 21 in the Tina Packer Playhouse), a play they first worked on together 18 years ago on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Going to where it wasPhotographers are regular guys. In other words, they are subject to the same wi
Going to where it was
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Photographers are regular guys. In other words, they are subject to the same winters and summers as Shakespeare himself said in The Merchant of Venice. Yes, he was talking through Shylock about Christians but it is often good to see how we sometimes... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shakespeare in the Park celebrates 20th anniversaryTheatre royalty - Shakespeare in the Park founder Carol Dumbleton (centre), wit
Shakespeare in the Park celebrates 20th anniversary
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Theatre royalty - Shakespeare in the Park founder Carol Dumbleton (centre), with Rex Steele as King Lear and Alison Cowan as Gonzalo from the Tempest. Photo / Fiona Goodall After 20 years of running Shakespeare in the Park, there isn't a lot that... Read more
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New Now Next
Tony-Winning Actor Brian Bedford Dies At 80; Played Shylock, Richard III, Lady Bracknell,Brian Bedford, a Tony-winning actor who appeared on Broadway numerous times, ha
Tony-Winning Actor Brian Bedford Dies At 80; Played Shylock, Richard III, Lady Bracknell,
New Now Next / Posted 24 days ago
Brian Bedford, a Tony-winning actor who appeared on Broadway numerous times, has died at the age of 80. Bedford passed at his home in Santa Barbara after a battle with cancer. Bedford made his Broadway debut in 1959 in Five Finger Exercise, directed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sound of silence, echoes of protest at Lekhana in BengaluruOn Sunday, January 10, the final day of Bengaluru-based literature weekend, Lek
Sound of silence, echoes of protest at Lekhana in Bengaluru
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
On Sunday, January 10, the final day of Bengaluru-based literature weekend, Lekhana, each of the seven sessions began with a reading of works of the writers who had returned their awards protesting against “intolerance”. Some of the writers featured... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
The books everyone should read in 2016Hannah Stephenson previews the genres, authors and new titles to look out for i
The books everyone should read in 2016
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 27 days ago
Hannah Stephenson previews the genres, authors and new titles to look out for in 2016. It looks like 2016 is going to be another bumper year for books, from both debut and bestselling authors, bloggers and established writers creating their own... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
'Annie' headlines Ford Center's busy spring scheduleOXFORD – This spring is expected to be another busy season for the Gertrude C.
'Annie' headlines Ford Center's busy spring schedule
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 29 days ago
OXFORD – This spring is expected to be another busy season for the Gertrude C. Ford Center. With a variety of different performances and events scheduled for the upcoming months, this season’s productions are sure to have something that will appeal... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Happenings JAN. 7 - JAN. 13The Secret Theatre presents “City Girls and Desperadoes,” a play set in the New
Happenings JAN. 7 - JAN. 13
Times Newsweekly / Posted a month ago
The Secret Theatre presents “City Girls and Desperadoes,” a play set in the New York City of 1977. The story follows events in the lives of people “willingly lost in the world of drugs and dealing.” The show will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Blair, Barnes and big reads: the books to look out for in 2016The publishing year begins with fond goodbyes to two writers known for their hu
Blair, Barnes and big reads: the books to look out for in 2016
The New Statesman / Posted a month ago
The publishing year begins with fond goodbyes to two writers known for their humanity and, in different ways, their gifts for storytelling. Henning Mankell, the creator of Inspector Wallander, and David Cesarani, an authority on modern Jewish... Read more

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