The Folger, along with many Shakespeare scholars, recognizes five categories of Shakespeare’s work: comedies, histories, tragedies, romances, and poems. Take the quiz to see if you can match the right works with the right genres!
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival has been presenting a series of free, short performances of famous Shakespeare speeches at notable San Francisco landmarks to celebrate its 35-year history in the city.
Education was increasingly important in the early modern period with the rise of social mobility, but children were also put to work around the household.
Here are three of the ways Shakespeare used eclipses in his plays and poems. Did you know? In 1598, England experienced a total solar eclipse.
Every month, we share a snapshot of Shakespeare in performance around America. Which plays are opening this month? We check in with our theater partners.
Colorado Shakespeare Festival has completed the canon for the second time since its inaugural season. See which other theaters have completed the canon.