Completing the Shakespeare canon

Colorado Shakespeare Festival has completed the canon for the second time since its inaugural season. See which other theaters have completed the canon.



Shakespeare, improvisation, and the art of rhetoric

Shakespeare characters like Viola and Iago are masters of improvisation, says Folger Director MIchael Witmore in this excerpt from the 2017 Shakespeare’s Birthday Lecture.



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.