Shakespeare

for the 21st century

My Shakespeare keeps it current to make Shakespeare relevant, personal, and fun. Technology catches up to the source texts and empowers you to collaborate with the plays and each other across media, space, and time.

This is your Shakespeare.

Let’s get to know each other.

Whether you’re just getting to know a play, trying to dig deeper, or studying for a test, My Shakespeare Quick Study summaries will catch you up on what’s happening in each scene and take your understanding even further with character interviews and performances of key scenes in the play.

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What You'll Find

Character Interviews

Scroll through the slideshow below to hear from the characters themselves.

Interview with

Macbeth

Interview with

Juliet

Interview with

Hamlet

Interview with

Macbeth

Interview with

Juliet

Interview with

Hamlet

Character Lists

Brief character descriptions are written specifically for each scene, so you know what’s important for that character on a scene-by-scene basis.

Scene Summaries

Our scene summaries are quick and easy to read. Who's doing what, and how did we get here?

Scene Performances

Check out the performances of key scenes.

Act I, Scene IV

"O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you."

Act I, Scene VII

"But screw your courage to the sticking place and we'll not fail."

Act I, Scene II

"O that this too, too solid flesh would melt, thaw, and resolve itself into a dew."