Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Shakespeare Contest

The publishers of Bill Bryson's national bestseller, Shakespeare, The World as Stage have donated five (5) copies of the book to the first 5 News on the Rialto readers who can correctly answer the following questions and email them to

Which Shakespeare play:

  1. mentions America?

  2. contains a character who is a native Russian?

  3. contains a group of men who disguise themselves as Russians?

  4. has scenes set in The Garter Inn?

  5. includes the Battle of Actium?

  6. has a character who wishes he was a glove?

  7. has scenes set in a brothel in Mytilene?

  8. includes an English King who sings on his deathbed?

  9. includes two husbands who kill their wives on stage?

  10. has a heroine who is the only female character in the play?

source: That is the Question: The Ultimate Shakespeare Quiz Book by Thomas Delise


Michael said...

Winner # 1 is Keith Jones from St. Paul, MN. Congratulations, Keith. We still have 4 more books.

Michael said...

Winner #2 is Lea Luecking Frost from St. Louis.

kj said...

Thank you very much! And thanks for the delightful contest!


Dana Huff said...

Oh, I already bought that book or I'd try this out. Good luck to all the participants!

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