At the 400th anniversary of his death, English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare remains one of the world’s greatest writers, wordsmiths, and dramatists, and overall cultural icon.

Join in the worldwide celebration of his plays and poems and learn about the visual and historical elements that led to our current understanding and appreciation of his legacy.

Special guest appearances each week by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.

Good news— there are no fees for online purchases. Order on our website and reserve your spot today!

Above: Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Shakespeare, no date. 2014.4876. Chromolithograph on card stock. Leonard A. Lauder Archive Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages are available online for purchase after 10 am, April 21, 2016. Please note that this course package is not available after the date of the first session.

For more information and to purchase individual sessions, select from the “In This Series” section.

Ticket Policies

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Members $72.00
Nonmembers $90.00

In This Series

The Swan Theatre. Arnold Buchelius (Aernout van Buhel) (1565-1641)

Lectures and Courses

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Shakespeare in Performance: Then and Now
August 9, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

Explore the continuing evolution of Shakespeare’s plays in performance.