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.
Several Shakespearean plots points, including the climax of Romeo and Juliet, turn on powerful potions. Did the bard dream them up, or might they have really existed?
“Sweet Sorrow: A Zombie Ballet” returns for its 3rd annual production during Halloween season. Watch the first 2 minutes of this video from last year explaining the process of creating the sequel to Romeo & Juliet for a new age of audience members.
Watch this video to see how your idea of ‘love’ stacks up against your fellow teens’ views.
Watch this video to learn about a collection of artifacts cataloging what happens after relationships end and love dies.
Situations today may not be as dramatic as that in Romeo & Juliet, but it does still happen that parents oppose their children’s choice of partners.
Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet may not seem like an obvious pairing, but these 1975 illustrations vividly bring the tension and tragedy to life.