Posts By: Shakespeare & Beyond

What’s onstage at Shakespeare theaters in February

Every month, we share a snapshot of Shakespeare in performance around America. What plays are onstage this month? We check in with our theater partners Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Brave Spirits Theatre, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.


Valentine’s Day: Say it with Shakespeare

Whether you’re giving a valentine to a sweetheart or a friend, why not say it with Shakespeare? We have a new set of beautifully illustrated Shakespeare valentines for you, just in time for Valentine’s Day.



What’s onstage in January

Let’s check in with our theater partners with Shakespeare plays onstage in January, sharing a snapshot of Shakespeare in performance around America.



Excerpt: Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

“Fools and Mortals,” a new novel from New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, tells the story of the first production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Elizabethan England, from the perspective of William Shakespeare’s younger brother Richard.


Top five Shakespeare & Beyond blog posts of 2017

It’s been a busy year on the Shakespeare & Beyond blog. These were the top five blog posts of 2017, from a pumpkin pie recipe to a quiz about props.



The five most popular #FolgerFinds in 2017

Take a look at our five most popular #FolgerFinds posts on Instagram, from early modern eclipses to the first edition of Shakespeare’s “Richard III.”



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