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Shakespeare is everywhere – you only need to look. So why not explore, share, and discuss the Bard’s influence on your life, work and community with Shakespeare aficionados from around the world?

Shakespeare's Life+
England / 16th century / 17th century / English renaissance / family / religion

William Shakespeare lived 400 years ago. Discover how his impact on our lives is as powerful as ever.

Shakespeare's Work+
tragedy / comedy / history / problem plays / sonnets

Shakespeare’s plays are performed, filmed and studied around the world. Find out why the Bard’s work still excites us today.

Tragedy — Antony and Cleopatra / Coriolanus / Hamlet / Julius Caesar / King Lear / Macbeth / Othello / Romeo and Juliet / Titus Andronicus

Comedy — As You Like It / The Comedy of Errors / Cymbeline / Love’s Labour’s Lost / The Merry Wives of Windsor / A Midsummer Night’s Dream / Much Ado About Nothing / Pericles, Prince of Tyre / The Tempest / Twelfth Night / The Two Gentlemen of Verona / The Two Noble Kinsmen

History — Henry IV, Pt 1 / Henry IV, Pt 2 /
Henry V / Henry VI, Pt 1 / Henry VI, Pt 2 /
Henry VI, Pt 3 / Henry VIII / King John /
Richard II / Richard III

Problem Plays — All’s Well That Ends Well / Cymbeline / Measure for Measure / The Merchant of Venice / The Taming of the Shrew / Timon of Athens / Troilus and Cressida / The Winter’s Tale

Performances & Projects+
theater / dance / film / music / visual arts / design / literary arts / scripts / mashups / Community Projects

Modern audiences don’t just watch Shakespeare, they experience him. Learn and share new ways to bring his work to life.

Language & Writing+
Shakespeare's language / contemporaries / modern writers / critics

Away from the stage, Shakespeare’s words retain their power. Explore the language behind the plays.

school performances & projects / courses / research

Innovative ways to learn about Shakespeare are making the Bard a classroom favorite 400 years after he left school. Find out more.

Community Programs+

High School plays to local festivals, Shakespeare-related community events are on the rise. Share and discover how to stage an event.

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