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Jonathan Forbes talks playing Hamlet in Shakespeare@ production Special

Jersey City - Actor Jonathan Forbes chatted with Digital Journal about playing Hamlet in a Shakespeare@ inaugural production, which opens on March 31, at Grace Church Van Vorst in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Review: ‘Hamlet’ in Toronto’s High Park scores with strong lead, energy Special

Toronto - How do you scrunch “Hamlet” down to ninety minutes without killing the plot or losing too many of the great soliloquies? Sounds like an impossible task, but Canadian Stage manages to pull it off in a surprisingly solid High Park production.

Review: Fast-paced staging fires up ‘All’s Well’ in Toronto’s High Park Special

Toronto - “All’s Well that Ends Well” is a famous title, but it’s not one of William Shakespeare’s better-known plays. This year, Canadian Stage is tackling this rarely remounted work with a wide comedic onslaught – mostly to its advantage.

British Library inadvertently blocks access to Hamlet

The British Library Wi-Fi system blocked access to an on-line version of Hamlet due to the text containing "violent content."

Review: Toronto's Soulpepper fills Stoppard classic with energy, flair Special

Toronto - “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” is a play in danger of becoming overly familiar, another “modern classic” ruined by time and too many revivals. It takes an energetic cast and vision to make Tom Stoppard's great tragicomedy seem new again.

Video: 'Tempest — The Civilization Blaster' season 2 promo

The promotional video for the second season for the currently airing Japanese anime series called "Tempest: The Civilization Blaster" has been made available. The series continues on January 10, 2013.

Shakespeare in Somali and 36 other languages

London - William Shakespeare died on St George's Day 1616, but he has never been busier as a Shakespeare festival opens with performances of his plays in 37 languages.

Shakespeare's Words database powers iPhone app Special

Internationally famous linguist, Professor David Crystal, together with world-renowned Shakespearean actor and author, Ben Crystal, who built the website Shakespeare's Words, have now moved into App support for Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and iPod.

'Hamlet' Man Poisoned Wife to Win Her Back

A 69-year-old man from Northern England who hoped for a reconciliation with his estranged wife, laced her tea with mercury in order to make her ill so that he could then volunteer to look after her.

Cat Head Theatre

What would "Hamlet" look like if it were performed by cats?

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Lye Green is a hamlet in the parish of Chesham in Buckinghamshire  England.
Lye Green is a hamlet in the parish of Chesham in Buckinghamshire, England.
Ben Crystal - Shakespeare s Hamlet
Ben Crystal - Shakespeare's Hamlet
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Jonathan Forbes as Hamlet
Jonathan Forbes as Hamlet
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Hamlet (Frank Cox-O’Connell) isn t quite at his best after his mother and uncle s marriage  in Can...
Hamlet (Frank Cox-O’Connell) isn't quite at his best after his mother and uncle's marriage, in Canadian Stage's "Hamlet".
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Ben Crystal performing Hamlet
Ben Crystal performing Hamlet
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