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It’s Shakespeare Retelling Day at Book Riot!



Always books. Never boring.

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:

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.

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!