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Check This Out! Shakespeare: Shakespeare Guide

April is both William Shakespeare's birth and death month. So in his honor, we have gathered together loads of free books, full-length plays, and clips for you to explore and enjoy. Long live the Bard of Avon! 

Shakespeare is Everywhere

Shakespeare in Our Collection

We have a plethora of Shakespeare-related resources in our physical and online collections. Check them out below.

Full-Length Streaming Plays

The following are all free, full-length productions of different Shakespeare plays available for you to stream online.

  • Much Ado About Nothing film from PBS's Great Performances
  • As You Like It live stage production by the Kentucky Shakespeare company.
  • King Lear live stage production from the WVU School of Theatre & Dance
  • Hamlet live stage production by the Bob Jones University
  • Hamlet TV movie from 2002 filmed at the Théâtres de Bouffes du Nord in Paris.
  • Othello live stage production by the African-American Shakespeare Company
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor live stage production by the Shakespeare By the Sea Production Company