William Shakespeare

  • "Two Gentleman of Verona"

    "Two Gentleman of Verona"
    William Shakespeare's Two Gentleman of Verona is often considered to be one of the first plays he wrote, with an original date of around 1589-1593. It shows the developmental infancy of many themes he would fully explore in later works and is sometimes considered one of his most underdeveloped and weakest plays.
  • "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

    "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, is one his most popular and performed works. It's exact date of completion unknown but generally assumed to be between 1590 and 1597. The play documents the series of events that surround the marriage of Duke of Athens, Theseus, to Hippolya.
  • "The Taming of the Shrew"

    "The Taming of the Shrew"
    The Taming of the Shrew is one of William Shakespeare's most well-known and frequently performed comedic plays. It dates back to 1590-1592, and would have been performed soon after it was written.
  • "Romeo and Juliet"

    "Romeo and Juliet"
    "Romeo and Juliet" - the tragedy of William Shakespeare, telling about the love of boys and girls of the two warring families of Verona - Montecchi and Capuleti.
    The authenticity of this story has not been established, but the signs of the historical background and the life motives that are present in the Italian basis of the plot tell a certain plausibility of the story about the Veronese lovers.
  • "Julius Caesar"

    "Julius Caesar"
    "Julius Caesar" - a tragedy of Shakespeare, depicting a plot against Julius Caesar and his murder; It also has a large number of historical characters of the time.
    Although the title character is Caesar, he does not play a big role in the play, he appears only a few times and dies at the beginning of the third act. The central figure is the main conspirator Brutus, in which feelings such as honor, patriotism, and friendship fight.
  • "Macbeth"

    William Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Macbeth, or Macbeth, is one of his shorter tragedies, and was probably written between 1599-1606. Shakespeare penned the play during the reign of James V1, who was a patron of the playwright's acting company. Of all of his plays, Macbeth may best reflect Shakespeare's relationship with sovereign nobility.
  • “Hamlet”

    “The tragic history of Hamlet, the prince of the Danes” or simply “Hamlet” is the tragedy of William Shakespeare in five acts, one of his most famous plays and one of the most famous plays in world drama. Written in the years 1600-1601.
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  • "Trolius and Cressida"

    "Trolius and Cressida"
    William Shakespeare's Trolius and Cressida, is widely considered one of just three works that are true "problem plays." Along with two other works, these plays are characterized by their shifting tone, moving between extremely dark drama and much lighter comic material. Trolius and Cressida is also characterized as a tragedy and was written in 1602.
  • "Othello"

    William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice,or simply Othello, is a tragedy written in approximately 1603. One of Shakespeare's most tightly woven works, it explores themes of racism, betrayal, love, revenge, and forgiveness, and has spawned multiple film, literary, and operatic adaptations.
  • "Antony and Cleopatra"

    "Antony and Cleopatra"
    William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra is considered a tragedy, though it is also referred to as historical work by some. It was first published in his "first folio" in 1623, but was reportedly first performed at either the Blackfriars or Globe theatre by Shakespeare's acting company the King's Men.
  • "Coriolanus"

    William Shakespeare's Coriolanus is a tragedy based on the life of the Roman military leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus. Scholars believe Shakespeare wrote it between 1605 and 1608 and that it was one of his last written tragedies. In Shakespeare's era, the history of the character Coriolanus was believed to be completely rooted in fact.
  • "King Lear"

    "King Lear"
    King Lear is one of William Shakespeare's most famous tragedies. It was believed to have been written between 1605-1606, and was based on a legend of the Leir of Britain, a pre-Roman Celtic king from mythology. Shakespeare's King Lear brilliantly depicts the senility and increasing madness of its title character as he splits his kingdom into portions for his daughters' based on their false declarations of love for him.