Read about the importance of racially inclusive casting in the world of Shakespearian theatre.
Read about how helicopters disrupt theater-goers in New York City’s Central Park.
Can you imagine a riot breaking out in response to a disagreement about which actor did a better job in the role of Macbeth? That’s what happened in 1849 in New York. Click to learn more.
In this podcast, two Shakespeare scholars dig into why we still care about the characters and situations crafted by an Englishman who lived four centuries ago.
Read small sections. Think like a director. Click this link for these and other tips on how to get the most out of your reading of Shakespeare’s plays.
In this piece, a high school teacher explains her approach to teaching Shakespeare and rejects claims that she is taking part in “cancel culture.”
This article examines Shakespeare’s rise to greatness. It also features some interesting graphics that show trends in the popularity of his plays.
This piece examines several ways Shakespeare was affected by the plague. It also points out how the plague plays an crucial role in the plot of Romeo and Juliet.
What does Shakespeare have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Read this article to find out.
It’s not likely that you think of Shakespeare and video games at the same time, but that may be about to change!
Click this link to read about the record-breaking auction sale of a copy of the “First Folio,” the book that originally collected Shakespeare’s plays.
The search for true love is always complicated. Find out how one NASA engineer attempted to crack the code.
Read about how our modern-day Romeos coping with quarantine aren’t so different from Shakespeare’s Romeo.
Read this opinion piece that discusses the correlations we can draw between our time during this pandemic and Shakespeare.
Doctors looking into the connection between the brain and the heart have found that stressful events can cause a change in hormones that injures the heart.
One silver lining of shelter-in-place orders is that they might give rise to creativity. Learn more about a popular idea that sets the bar high.
As Romeo and Juliet could tell you, it’s less difficult to fall in love than to sustain it. A columnist who participated in a famous experiment about falling in love shares her experience.
Watch the video accompanying this article (at the bottom) about a production of Romeo and Juliet where they each speak different languages and attempt to bridge the divide between language barriers.
Think it’s crazy that the Capulets and Montagues got so carried away with the feud between their families? Here are some examples of long-running and deadly family feuds closer to home.
Learn how certain kinds of writing can help after a romantic breakup.