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#12859/1725  KING LEAR (Great Performances)
William Shakespeare's unrelenting King Lear is considered to be one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works for the stage. The challenge of playing its title role has long fallen to some of the greatest actors of our time. This telecast marks Sir Ian McKellen's return to the Royal Shakespeare Company, that has resulted in a tour-de-force performance as Lear. Co-directed for television by Sir Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt.

#5697/0635  KING LEAR: Text and Performance DVD
This video is a workshop using Shakespeare's KING LEAR to examine techniques and effects of dramatic production, direction, and acting. Students and professionals in all aspects of the drama field can find much behind the scenes information delivered by some of the world's most highly rated stage production specialists. Grades 10 to A

Guaranteed to capture your students' attention and make the subject come alive! Includes twelve topic based videos, classroom notes, graphic handouts, quiz, and answer questions plus a fact filled video segment accompanied by quiz and discussion questions - everything you need to succeed where it matter most: the classroom. Often the biggest obstacle to appreciating the Great Bard is his use of complex language. This series unlocks these great works so your students can understand and appreciate this master for a lifetime.There are twelve 26-minute programs in this superpack also available individually:Grades 7 to A

#15870/1725  SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED - Classroom Edition
In this special classroom edition, six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts - Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant - to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

#11937/0785  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S TWELFTH NIGHT (Performed in American Sign Language)
William Shakespeare’s wonderful romantic romp Twelfth Night now can be viewed on DVD in a vivacious American Sign Language performance by deaf actors.


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