Tag Archives: The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Bard, the Bible, and Baseball, Part 2

Bet you didn’t know that both the King James Version of the Bible and the Bard’s works mentioned baseball repeatedly, did you? It’s true. Last week, in honor of the start of Spring Training, this blog featured a listing of … Continue reading

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The Bard, the Bible, and Baseball, Part 1

Baseball starts this week! Well, Spring Training, anyway. So what could be more appropriate here on The Bard and the Bible blog than a post about “The Bard, the Bible, and Baseball?” Maybe you didn’t know that both the King … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Shakespeare 2018 Calendar by Pomegranate

Is it 2018 yet? I can’t wait. Not that I’m not going to enjoy these waning days of 2017, but when 2018 arrives, I get to start using my brand new, beautiful, large, Shakespeare calendar! I know you’re jealous, but have … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Merry Wives at #ShakesinthePark

This past Saturday evening my wife, the lovely Robin, accompanied me to a Shakespeare in the Park performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor at Keehner Park, in West Chester. 

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Salt-Butter What?

We here at The Bard and the Bible blog hope your Monday is going well. If not, we offer the following Shakespearean insult–the best kind, really–for your entertainment, enrichment, and possible (albeit judicious) use. This week’s insult is from The Merry Wives … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: The Merry Wives of Windsor (1980)

Any television production that is introduced by John Houseman promises the best quality. Unfortunately, some fail to live up to the promise. The 1980 production of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor was performed and filmed at Los Angeles’s Globe Theater … Continue reading

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A Jack-Dog Smackdown

It is Monday–time for another Shakespearean insult to raise the level of your conversation. Or not. Today’s insult comes compliments of Doctor Caius, the French physician in The Merry Wives of Windsor: Scurvy jack-dog priest! (The Merry Wives of Windsor, II.3.31). It … Continue reading

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