Much Ado About Nothing – PBS

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A bold interpretation of Shakespeare’s comedic masterpiece features filmed in the summer of 2019 at the Delacorte Theatre in New York’s Central Park.

Macbeth- Folger Theatre

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Shakespeare’s chilling Scottish tragedy is realized by Emmy-winning magician Teller (of Penn & Teller) and director Aaron Posner as a startling, supernatural show brimming with magic, mayhem, and madness.

King Lear – All Arts

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A 1974 production of one of Shakespeare’s best-known works, featuring James Earl Jones as the titular King, and a supporting cast including Lee Chamberlin, Raul Julia, Rosalind Cash, and Paul […]

Much Ado About Nothing

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A 2011 production starring David Tennant (Doctor Who) as Benedick set in 1980s Gibraltar.

Julius Caesar – PBS

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Set in a women’s prison, this Donmar Warehouse production presented on Great Performances offers a powerful dramatization of the catastrophic consequences of a political leader’s extension of power beyond constitutional confines through an all-female lens.

The Tempest – Stratford Festival

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In Shakespeare’s great drama of loss and reconciliation, a long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her throne and marooned her on a remote island. But what revenge does she mean to take?

Twelfth Night – Lincoln Center

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This 1998 all-star production at Lincoln Center directed by Nicholas Hynter featured Helen Hunt (Viola), Paul Rudd (Orsino), Kyra Sedgwick (Olivia), and other New York stage luminaries.

Hamlet – Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord

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If you were in Seattle for when acclaimed director Peter Brook brought his production of Hamlet to town, then you'll be familiar with this televised version featuring Adrian Lester as Hamlet.

Timon of Athens – Stratford Festival

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Timon's compulsive generosity makes him the most popular man in Athens - until his funds run out. Now, embittered by ingratitude, what will he do when his city comes under attack?

Love’s Labour’s Lost – Stratford Festival

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Four young men swear off women to devote themselves to learning - only to fall for four attractive newcomers. Shakespeare's language reaches its most virtuosic heights in a vivacious comedy that will dazzle and delight.

The Merry Wives of Windsor – Shakespeare’s Globe

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The Merry Wives of Windsor is the only comedy that Shakespeare set in his native land. This production draws influences from British 1930s fashion, music and dance, and with its witty mix of verbal and physical humor, rejoices in a tradition that reaches right down to the contemporary sitcom.

Coriolanus – National Theatre

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This Donmar Warehouse production features Tom Hiddleston in the title role of Shakespeare’s searing and political revenge tragedy.

Hamlet – Stratford Festival

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A ghostly visitor with a shocking secret, a daughter devastated by loss, a deadly duel - and the most famous question in all of drama. Just some of the reasons […]

King John – Stratford Festival

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War is the inevitable result when the King of France demands that John relinquish his crown in favour of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur. Excommunication, attempted atrocity, rebellion and assassination all contribute to a political and personal turmoil that finds devastating expression in an anguished mother's grief for her son.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespeare’s Globe

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This 2013 production at Shakespeare’s Globe features a Renaissance staging. Shakespeare put some of his most dazzling dramatic poetry at the service of this teasing, glittering, hilarious and amazingly inventive comedy, whose seriousness is only fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface.

The Adventures of Pericles – Stratford Festival

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A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. Many years must pass before fate guides the wandering hero to a poignant reunion with the family he thought he had lost forever.

Antony and Cleopatra – Stratford Festival

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Reason and judgement prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their desires, they open the floodgates to a civil conflict that will shake the very foundations of their world.

Romeo and Juliet – Stratford Festival

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Falling headlong in love, two teenagers defy the long-simmering hatred between their families. But daring to love one's enemy comes with a terrible cost, as the needless sacrifice of young lives brings this heartbreaking story to its tragic conclusion.

The Taming of the Shrew – Stratford Festival

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Courtship or conquest? The breaking down of a defiant spirit - or a breakthrough that liberates a heart deprived of love? Will you ever see a battle of wills that's fiercer or funnier - or more hotly controversial?