benedick benedick  /ˈbɛ nə dɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)

Usage(s):

  • The dramatist, himself but newly a benedick, seeks to explain away the husband's philandering symptoms with all the brashness of the recently conjugated.

News

  1. ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at Frank Stephens Memorial Theater

    Kerry Kristine McElrone and Adam Wahlberg perform as Beatrice and Benedick in Arden Shakespeare Gild's production of Shakespeare’s comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing." Shows will be performed June 13, 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m. Performances take place outdoors at the Frank Stephens Memorial Theater (aka The Field Theater) adjacent to the Arden Green in Arden, Del. Performances move to the Gild ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Garnet Valley Press

  2. Arden Gild to present Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado’

    One of the most popular and charming of Shakespeare's comedies, Much Ado About Nothing features Benedick, an arrogant and confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, his favorite sparring partner. While Beatrice and Benedick hide their infatuation beneath witty barbs, young love blossoms as Hero and Claudio race to the altar. When the wicked Don John conspires to break up the wedding, will false ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Garnet Valley Press

  3. Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof Talk 'Much Ado About Nothing,' Shakespearean Surprise, and Always Saying Yes to Joss Whedon

    Alexis Denisof and Amy Acker as Beatrice and Benedick (Lionsgate) (PacificCoastNews) Joss Whedon has given us Buffy the Vampire Slayer , Firefly , The Avengers , and countless other cult hits. But now the writer/director has something new up his sleeve. Well, something old, actually. Whedon's latest film is a goreous black and white version of William Shakespeare's classic play Much Ado About ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  • "He's not Hamlet or Benedick, because they will always have the words they have," Tennant says. "It's not James Bond or Sherlock Holmes because each time somebody comes to one of those characters, the character is still who the character...
    on Jul 19, 2006 By: David Tennant Source: The Age

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