Emphasizing the absurdity of broadcasting censorship, Ken Ludwig's farcical
play Shakespeare in Hollywood (2004) turns Will Hays into a buffoon and the
enforcement of the code into a farce. Although Ludwig dramatizes a fictional
Author: Stephen O'Neill
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Category: Literary Criticism
This volume of essays contributes to current debates about Shakespeare in new media. It importantly develops the field by providing a comparativist approach to Shakespeare's dynamic media history. Contributors to Broadcast Your Shakespeare address the variety of ways Shakespeare texts have been expressed through different media and continue to be. Writing at the intersection of Shakespeare studies and media studies, these international contributors also consider the role of a particular media in producing Shakespeare's effect on us - as readers, viewers and users. The volume suggests how current analyses of new media Shakespeare have much to learn from older media, and that an awareness both of media specificity and also continuity can enhance Shakespeare pedagogy and research.
"Lend Me A Tenor is a furiously paced comedy with more than a touch of the Marx brothers.
Author: Ken Ludwig
Publisher: Smith & Kraus Pub Incorporated
"Lend Me A Tenor is a furiously paced comedy with more than a touch of the Marx brothers... A marvelous combination of wonderful farcical moments and funny lines." Time Out New York "Somewhere up above, George S. Kaufman, Abe Burrows, Moss Hart and all those clever fellows who wrote the comedies of yesteryear are rolling with laughter, echoing the audience last night at Moon Over Buffalo. The play is nothing less than a love letter to live theater." Boston Herald "Ludwig's comedy [Leading Ladies] is so funny, it will make sophisticated and reasonable men and women of the 21st century cackle till their faces hurt." The Houston Press "Shakespeare in Hollywood is so deliciously inventive, you'd swear Ludwig and the Bard were in cahoots. At once poignant and funny, literary and farcical, sophisticated and silly, political and fanciful, high-brow and low-brow... a delight!" The Baltimore Sun
Out of town plays by Ludwig include Shakespeare in Hollywood, a com— edy
poking fun at the movie industry of the ... Acting Edition: Samuel French, Inc.
Awards and Honors: Ken Ludwig's Sullivan and Gilbert won the Ot— tawa Critics'
Author: Amnon Kabatchnik
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Category: Performing Arts
Discussing more than 80 full-length plays, this volume provides an overview of the most important and memorable theatrical works of crime and detection produced between 1975 and 2000. Each entry includes a plot synopsis, production data, and the opinions of well-known and respected critics and scholars.
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