Posts By: Ben Lauer

What’s onstage at Shakespeare theaters in October

October brings a bumper crop of productions from the Folger’s theater partners, including a ‘King Lear’ performed in Original Pronunciation, ‘Romeos and Juliets’ galore, and a new adaptation of ‘As You Like It’ featuring the music of the Beatles.


What’s onstage at Shakespeare theaters in September

This September, there’s still time to catch the final performances of some of this summer’s outdoor Shakespeare productions. Plus, watch performances online from the American Players Theatre, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, and Shakespeare in Detroit.




Where to find Shakespeare in June

This month, Shakespeare theaters across the country are bringing live theater back! Take a look at what the Folger’s theater partners have onstage this month, along with virtual talks, online streaming shows, and audio productions.


Where to find Shakespeare in May

Check out awesome performances and programs from Shakespeare theaters across the United States this month.


Where to Find Shakespeare in April

Find out how Shakespeare theaters across the United States are celebrating the Bard’s birthday this year.


Where to find Shakespeare in March

There are lots of places to watch and listen to Shakespeare online this March, especially for fans of “Julius Caesar” and “Hamlet.”


Where to Find Shakespeare in February

Check out innovative online plays and programs in February from the members of the Folger’s Shakespeare Theater Partnership Program.


20 Shakespeare quotes about love

The word “love” appears 2,146 times in Shakespeare’s collected works (including a handful of “loves” and “loved”). Add to that 59 instances of “beloved” and 133 uses of “loving” and you’ve got yourself a “whole lotta love.” So, what does Shakespeare have to say about love? Here are 20 quotations from the Bard about love.