If Shakespeare characters were making New Year’s resolutions, what would (or should) they be? Here are a few of our favorite responses from Twitter.
— Joe S (@JoeDramaTurg) December 28, 2016
What Shakespeare quote sums up your New Year’s resolution?
"This above all: to thine ownself be true."
—Polonius, Hamlet https://t.co/sEdh1otwEM
— Raychelle Burks (@DrRubidium) December 28, 2016
We also asked if anyone had resolutions for the coming year to see or read more Shakespeare:
— Kids' Shakespeare (@KidsShakespeare) January 2, 2017
Be patient for the Christmas special of Upstart Crow (Dec 2017). https://t.co/zV03Lmj4oC
— Annette Rubery (@AnnetteRubery) December 28, 2016
@FolgerLibrary Just got tix for the St. Ann's Tempest!
— Mara Novak (@NaraMovak) December 29, 2016
And, last but not least, Shakespeare New Year’s resolutions from a few of our theater partners:
— Theatre4ANewAudience (@TheatreforaNewA) December 28, 2016
Henry V! We are also looking forward to Hamlet and Shrew in 2017. https://t.co/ZeYIReYCDK
— ShakespeareinDetroit (@ShakesintheD) December 28, 2016
Are you resolving to complete the Shakespeare canon in 2017? We know that Timon of Athens can sometimes be a tricky play to see onstage. Luckily, Folger Theatre is staging it in May.