The merry wives of Windsor

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It is said that Queen Elizabeth gave Shakespeare two weeks to write this play that showcases her favorite comedic character, Sir John Falstaff. The dissolute Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two "Merry Wives of Windsor," thereby gaining access to their husbands' wealth. The two women have the old rogue's measure, however, and Falstaff's plots lead only to his own humiliation. But the merry wives themselves fall prey to plotting as their plans to prevent Mistress Page's daughter Anne from marrying the young man she loves are frustrated in their turn. Dinsdale Landen is Falstaff. Sylvestra Le Touzel plays Mistress Ford and Penny Downie is Mistress Page. Nicholas Woodeson is Ford, Phillip Jackson is Page, and Clive Swift plays Justice Shallow.
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auth_author2 Brill, Clive., Craik, T. W., Crane, David Lisle., Downie, Penny., Hibbard, G. R. 1915-, Jackson, Philip, 1948-, Landen, Dinsdale., Le Touzel, Sylvestra., LeGendre, Dominique., Mowat, Barbara A., Shepherd, Bill., Swift, Clive., Treadwell, Tom., Werstine, Paul., Woodeson, Nicholas.
author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
author2-role Arkangel Productions., Brill, Clive.|Director, Craik, T. W., Crane, David Lisle., Downie, Penny., Folger Shakespeare Library., Hibbard, G. R.1915-ed., Jackson, Philip,1948-, Landen, Dinsdale., Le Touzel, Sylvestra., LeGendre, Dominique.|Composer, Mowat, Barbara A., Shepherd, Bill.|Producer, Swift, Clive., Treadwell, Tom.|Producer, Werstine, Paul., Woodeson, Nicholas., hoopla digital.
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display_description It is said that Queen Elizabeth gave Shakespeare two weeks to write this play that showcases her favorite comedic character, Sir John Falstaff. The dissolute Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two "Merry Wives of Windsor," thereby gaining access to their husbands' wealth. The two women have the old rogue's measure, however, and Falstaff's plots lead only to his own humiliation. But the merry wives themselves fall prey to plotting as their plans to prevent Mistress Page's daughter Anne from marrying the young man she loves are frustrated in their turn.
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subject_facet Comedies, English drama (Comedy), Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama, Married women -- Drama, Married women -- England -- Windsor -- Drama, Windsor (Berkshire, England) -- Drama, Windsor (Windsor and Maidenhead, England) -- Drama
title_display The merry wives of Windsor
title_full The merry wives of Windsor / [by] William Shakespeare ; edited by G. R. Hibbard, The merry wives of Windsor / by William Shakespeare ; edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, The merry wives of Windsor / edited by David Crane, The merry wives of Windsor / edited by T.W. Craik, The merry wives of Windsor Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor [electronic resource] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor [sound recording] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
title_short The merry wives of Windsor
topic_facet Drama, English drama (Comedy), Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), Married women