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Benedick

nickname for groom; derived from Shakespeare’s Benedick. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]
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The men in the house trick Benedick by staging a conversation about how poor Beatrice is dying for love of him and dying because she cannot tell him she loves him.
Lisa Palfrey brings a real energy and enthusiasm to her role as Beatrice, expertly playing the superficially combative and disparaging, but sensitive lover of Benedick who is impressively played by John Ramm.
Craig Fairbairn and Sara Jo <BHarrison star as Benedick and Beatrice in The People's Theatre production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
DIRECTOR: Douglas Seale Michael Redgrave joined the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre company for the 1951 season and rejoined in June 1958 to play Hamlet and Benedick opposite British actress Googie Withers.
It is only when the characters are introduced later that we realise that these figures were Benedick and Beatrice--an identification that also takes some time because Benedick now sports a beard that he lacked before.
While it's hard to beat Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson as Benedick and Beatrice from the 1993 film version, Alexis Denisof and Amy Acker come dose in their playful, chemistry-filled performances.
Aunque Whedon trata con demasiada ligereza el lado negro y machista de la pieza frente al romance, mas feminista de Beatrice y Benedick, la fotografia sostiene el tono; EI departamento (Billy Wilder) fue una fuente de inspiracion, pero el trabajo de los actores, la mayoria poco conocidos, refleja una comprension dei texto a un nivel mas circunspecto.
Beatrice and Benedick were in love, once-or, as Beatrice says of Benedick's heart, "he lent it me awhile; and I gave him use for it." For some reason, Benedick broke things off.
The pleasures here are largely those of any reading or staging: the impassioned courtship of Hero (Jillian Morgese), the beauteous young daughter of Leonato (Clark Gregg), by the lovesick Claudio (Fran Kranz); the cruel scheme of Don John (Sean Maher) to sabotage Claudio and Hero's union; and most of all, the splendid sparring matches between Beatrice (Amy Acker) and Benedick (Alexis Denisof), their unique scorn for each other and, indeed, the very notion of love marking them as a perfect match.
but not between Benedick and Beatrice as Shakespeare's most entertaining and charming couple take to the stage in the Sea Road venue.
According to this Much Ado, the war is over - though not between Benedick and Beatrice!
His parents still live in Johnstown and will be in the audience on Tuesday night to watch their son play the role of Benedick in one of the Bard's more popular comedies.