Plays Summaries

Much ado about nothing

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Written by William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy. Set during Medieval times, it is also, essentially, a love story. Young Count Claudio has returned from war, and meets the lovely Hero, daughter of the man Claudio is staying with. He asks her to marry him, and she consents. But the night before […]

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Romeo and Juliet

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Romeo and Juliet image image caption Folger Shakespeare Library Edition author William Shakespeare country England language English genre Tragedy, Love publisher Simon & Schuster release date 1597 media type Paperback pages 301 isbn 0743477111 The play begins with a large fight between the Capulets and the Montagues, two prestigious families in […]

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Macbeth

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Macbeth image image_caption Cover of Updated Edition author William Shakespeare country England language English genre Tragedy publisher Folger Shakespeare Library release_date 1606 media_type play pages 249 isbn 0743477103 The play opens with Macbeth and Banquo, two of the Scottish King Duncan’s generals, returning from battle when they encounter three witches in […]

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