Curtain’s up! Hang out with the Bard for a day and explore new takes on William Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets. Whether you’re in the mood for something witchy, can’t get enough Hamlet tales, or love ballet interpretations of classic stories, we’ve got something for you.
So, why not find something new to love about Shakespeare? Start here:
The 10 Best HAMLET Retellings, Ranked
With all the many versions of Shakespeare's HAMLET out there, which ones are worth checking out? Here are the best Hamlet retellings.
Shakespeare Retold Through Ballet
For the past 250 years, Shakespeare has served as inspiration for various types of dance. Get to know the ballet adaptations of Shakespeare.
Pairing Covers of Shakespeare Retellings With the Original Play
Make a perfect gift set for the Shakespeare fans in your life with these cover pairings of Shakespeare plays and contemporary retellings.
10 YA Shakespeare Retellings to TBR
From ROMEO AND JULIET to HAMLET to KING LEAR, check out these ten YA Shakespeare retellings and experience classic works in new ways!
11 Swoonworthy Romantic Shakespeare Retellings
Find remixes of Shakespeare's canonical love stories, with these romantic Shakespeare retellings by contemporary authors.
10 Things I Hate About Shakespeare
From THE TEMPEST to 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU, one reader takes a look at some of the most interesting teen film adaptations of Shakespeare.
Retellings and Reimaginings of MACBETH’s Weird Sisters
Beware prophesies and powerful women who know you better than you know yourself. Get to know MACBETH's Weird Sisters and their likenesses.
QUIZ: Which Shakespeare Retelling Should You Read?
Celebrate the Bard with this Shakespeare Retelling Quiz, and we'll give you a book to read based on a classic Shakespeare play!
6 Sapphic Shakespeare Retellings
Looking for some Shakespearean tales with a focus on queer women? Check out these excellent Sapphic Shakespeare retellings.
Why We Should Still Read Shakespeare
Shakespeare's works are everywhere, and students are continually expected to read them. Why? Is he still that important? Yes, and here's why.
Modern Versions of Shakespeare’s Sonnets
Explore some modern versions of Shakespeare's sonnets, and maybe even participate in a poetry slam, with these spoken word videos and more.