Wilde's most successful play. A comedy of love, deception and mistaken identity in Victorian England. Jack Worthing lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew. But in the city, he goes by the name of Earnest and is in love with Gwendolyn Fairfax. Miss Fairfax's cousin is Algernon Moncrieff, who, also using the name Earnest, goes to the country and falls in love with Jack's ward Cecily. When they all come together, we have two men who claim to be Earnest and aren't and two girls who are in love with men named Earnest who aren't Earnest. Summary …
Quick-tempered, selfish, part-Irish Southern Belle Scarlett O’Hara believes she is in love with the gentle Ashley Wilkes. But the arrogant and rebellious blockade-runner Rhett Butler loves Scarlett. Scarlett and Rhett eventually get married, but Scarlett cannot forget her love for Ashley. Set against the backdrop of the Civil War and Southern Reconstruction, this tragic love story tells the tale of strength, bravery, and a woman’s desire to always fight for exactly what she wants. But when it comes to finding true love, does Scarlett really know what it is her heart desires? Description and additional cast contributed by zoryanna.
One of Shakespeare's most popular and accessible plays, Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two star crossed lovers and the fate that befell them as a result of a long and bitter feud between their families.
The classic play by legendary playwright Willam Shakespeare tells the tale of how a father (Baptista) won't let his youngest daughter (Bianca) marry one her many suitors (Lucentio, Hortensio, Gremio) until his eldest daughter (Katherine) gets married. The only problem is that no one wants to marry a shrew.
This story focuses on fictional Hollywood silent film star Don Lockwood, and his frequent costar Lina Lamont, who has a grating voice and thinks their screen romance is real. At the urging of Lockwood and his partner Cosmo, the studio turns their current film “The Dueling Cavalier” into a musical and overdubs Lamont's voice; meanwhile Lockwood falls in love with the overdub artist and Lamont does everything possible to sabotage the romance.
Hawthorne's emotional, psychological drama revolves around Hester Prynne, who is convicted of adultery in colonial Boston by the civil and Puritan authorities. She is condemned to wear the scarlet letter “A” on her chest as a permanent sign of her sin. The story describes the effort to resolve the torment suffered by Hester and her co-adulterer, the minister Arthur Dimmesdale, in the years after their affair.
Raised by a mother who's had five husbands, eighteen-year-old Remy believes in short-term, no-commitment relationships until she meets Dexter, a rock band musician who turns her rule-oriented world upside down. (www.sarahdessen.com)
Charlie is a freshman. And while's he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. He's a wallflower–shy and introspective, and intelligent beyond his years, if not very savvy in the social arts. Charlie encounters the same struggles that many kids face in high school–how to make friends, the intensity of a crush, family tensions, a first relationship, exploring sexuality, experimenting with drugs–but he must also deal with his best friend's recent suicide.
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
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