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The Week contest: Cow Play - July 23, 2010
British researchers found that exposing cows to performances of Shakespeare can increase milk production up to 4 percent. Suggest the title of a play for a bovine audience
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elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

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Results: Forsooth! After British researchers learned that cows exposed to Shakespeare give more milk, we asked you to present a play by the bard altered for a bovine audience. You made your entrance with:

FIRST PRIZE: Such a Moo About Nothing
Mike Weepie, Cedar Rapids, IA
 
SECOND PLACE: A Comedy of Udders
Edmund Conti, Raleigh, NC

THIRD PLACE: Teatus Andronicus
Tracy Boyko, San Francisco
 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
The Tipping of the Shrew
Christian Dzadek, Fleming Island, FL
 
MacBessie
Nancy House, Nashville
 
Othello: The Moo-er of Venice
Danny Rosenmund, Oak Hill, VA
 
King Steer
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashubrn, VA
 
Julius Cheeser
Tamsin & James Smith, San Francisco
 
The Dairy Wives of Windsor
Maxine Rose Schur, Mill Valley, CA
 
The Munching of Lettuce
Joy Gorson, Columbia, SC
 
As You Lactate
Ernest B. Hartley, Boone, NC
 
Richard the Herd
Brian Pierce, Terryville, CT
 
Richard the Curd
Ed Chang, Seattle
 
Four Stomachs of Verona
Michael Slawski, Fairfax, VA
 
Old Macbeth Had a Farm
James Richards, Los Angeles
 
Romano and Juliet
Ryan LaPointe, Toledo, OH
 
Romeo and Mooliet
Malika Harris, Evansville, IN
 
Ruminant and Jersey Vet
Barry Cutler, Palm Desert, CA
 
A Midsummer’s Light Cream
Deb Petruzzi, Phoenix
 
Two Gentlemen of Velveeta
Sarah Coughtrie, Oregon, OH
 
Eat More Hamlet
Becky Finn, Collingswood, NJ
 
King Richard 2%
Glenn Gall, Bel Air, MD
 
As You Lick It
Gary Greene, Greenfield, MA
 
Pasture for Pasture
Aviva Jacobs, Culver City, CA
 
The Merchant of Angus
George Maglaras, Whitestone, NY
 
A Winter’s Tail
Ryan Gilmore, Columbus, OH
 
Twelfth Gallon Night
Mike McVay, Langley, VA
 
Big MacBeth
Mayo Oppenhimer, Richmond, VA
 
All's Well That Ends Medium Well
Amy LeBlanc, Scott, LA

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