Rosalind: Shakespeare’s Immortal Heroine – an excerpt

Read an excerpt from “Rosalind: Shakespeare’s Immortal Heroine” by Angela Thirlwell, in which she traces the performance history of “As You Like It” and interviews famous actresses who have played this role onstage.


Akala and hip-hop Shakespeare

“Is it hip-hop or is it Shakespeare?” Learn more about Akala and how he uses hip-hop to spread an understanding of the relevance of Shakespeare’s poetry.



Quiz: The songs in Shakespeare’s plays

Shakespeare’s plays are filled with music. Using some context clues, match these songs to the plays in which they appear.