Works

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  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream opens with Theseus, Duke of Athens, eagerly anticipating his marriage to Hippolyta, Queen of t...

  • Coriolanus

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    Coriolanus is a tragedy following the fortunes of Caius Martius: a Roman general distinguished in the field of battle,...

  • Julius Caesar

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    Julius Caesar opens with the tribunes (the elected representatives of the people) reproaching the commoners for celebrat...

  • King Lear

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    King Lear is a tragedy based on the chronicle history of a pre-Roman, Celtic king of Britain. In Shakespeare’s play, Lea...

  • Macbeth

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    The tragedy Macbeth is set in medieval Scotland. Three witches in a storm plan to meet Macbeth, a warrior and Thane, aft...

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    Much Ado About Nothing opens at the end of a conflict in Italy: Don Pedro of Aragon has defeated his brother Don John an...

  • Othello

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    The plot of Othello revolves around a Moorish general who has achieved great military feats on behalf of the state of Ve...

  • The Merchant of Venice

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    The title page of the first quarto printing of The Merchant of Venice (1600) gives a succinct summary of the plot: ‘The ...

  • The Tempest

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    Before the action of The Tempest begins, Antonio usurps his brother Prospero as Duke of Milan, with the help of Alonso,...

  • Twelfth Night

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    Twelfth Night is the last night of the Christmas season, when the normally rigid households of Shakespeare’s day permitt...