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Gwyneth Paltrow Drops in For Dallas Pop-Up Opening

Giving her fans plenty of holiday shopping opportunities, Gwyneth Paltrow opened a Goop pop-up store in Highland Park Village in Dallas, Texas over the weekend. And during her three-day stay in Lone Star State, the “Shakespeare in Love”...Show More Summary

Rare Shakespeare first folio found in French library

One of only 233 known copies of the First Folio edition of Shakespeare’s plays has been discovered in the library of Saint-Omer, a small town in northern France 30 miles south of Calais. Rémy Cordonnier, director of the medieval and early modern collection, found it this September when looking through the library’s stack for materials [...]

First Folio Of Shakespeare Works Discovered In France

First folios of Shakespeare’s plays are among the rarest books in the world, and now scholars have announced that a previously unknown copy has come to light in a small library in northern France. Containing 36 plays, nearly all of Shakespeare’s...Show More Summary

Star Wars Trilogy: The Shakespeare Originals

Think Geek has an unusual book box set for sale: the original Star Wars trilogy tales as if they were originally the works of William Shakespeare. The William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy Boxed Set includes all three volumes in the original trilogy: Verily, A New Hope; The Empire Striketh Back; and The Jedi Doth Return. […]

As You Like It—If You Like It—at The Shakespeare Theatre Company

"As You Like It" serves as a great showcase for acting and scene direction, but misses the folksy magic, cheek, and comedic verve that was intended. [ more › ]

Zounds! French Librarians Hath Discovered a New Shakespeare Folio.

Once there were 800, and two days ago there were 232, and now there are 233. The New York Times reports that a previously unknown first folio of Shakespeare plays has arrived out of the historical mists (i.e. surfaced in a library in...Show More Summary

45 Transgressive Spins on Shakespeare, Past and Present

After seeing The Public’s production of King Lear this summer, Ira Glass came to the incendiary conclusion that “Shakespeare sucks.” The comment riled many, for reasons that are largely obvious to anyone who understands the Bard’s place...Show More Summary

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/26/14

Today's Water Cooler: Ferguson and Occupy, Hillary Clinton's listening tour, oil industry PowerPoint deck, Shakespeare folio found.

Rare Shakespeare First Folio discovered in French library

A literature scholar has discovered a William Shakespeare First Folio, one of the rarest and most valuable books in the world, at a library in a small French town, the Guardian reports. The book, printed in 1623, had been in the collection of the Saint-Omer library for two centuries, but was...

William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Imperial Boxed Set

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

The boxed, hardcover set of William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy, by Ian Doescher, is now available. Read the rest

FOUND: In France, A Rare Shakespeare Folio

At a public library in St-Omer, France, librarians recently discovered a previously unaccounted-for first folio of Shakespeare’s plays. The discovery brings the total number of known, remaining first folios, worldwide, to 233. (FromShow More Summary

First Folio Found

This valuable, if begrimed, Shakespeare First Folio published in 1623 has been discovered by Remy Cordonnier, a French librarian in Saint-Omer, near Calais, while he was selecting books for an exhibition on historic links between the local region and England. Show More Summary

New Shakespeare Find Has Gender Switch

An incredibly rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio has been rediscovered after sitting forgotten in a French library for centuries—and experts say the find could reveal a lot more about the plays and the playwright. Only around 800 of the first edition of Shakespeare's plays were published in 1623,...

Man finds ultra rare Shakespeare First Folio from the 1600s

A medieval literature expert made a startling discovery in a French library: He found a rare Shakespeare First Folio from 1623. Shakespeare First Folio found in French library (Photo: Getty) More Summary

Rare first William Shakespeare edition found in ancient French port town library

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of an ancient port town in northern France. One of the world's most valuable and coveted...Show More Summary

REVIEW: 'A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol' at Chicago Shakespeare

This is just the second year for "A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol," the seasonal attraction at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, featuring Chicago's Q Brothers, whose core brand involves taking classics and updating them with hip-hop stylings and an irreverent attitude. The dudes who show up at...

Rare copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio found in French library

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard’s plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of a small town in northern France, a librarian said Tuesday. One of the most valuable and coveted books in the world, the First Folio was...

The First Baby Named After Shakespeare’s Juliet?

English actor Richard Burbage and English playwright William Shakespeare were close friends. So close that Burbage named his first daughter Juliet, very likely after the character from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. So Juliet Burbage, who was born in 1608 and only lived a few months, could have been the first […] more

The Acting Bug Bit Jennifer Lawrence Well Before Her Hollywood Debut! Check Out A Vintage Clip Of Her Performing Shakespeare HERE!

How. Freakin'. Adorable. This is the cutest throwback of Jennifer Lawrence and it's not even Thursday! Much like Taylor Swift, an old video of the Hunger Games star, before she became the celeb she is today, was unearthed and it's the greatest thing ever. [ Related: Taylor Swift Was A Super Star Even Before She Was Famous! ] The [...]

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