This is a guide to important print and electronic sources in for researching William Shakespeare's life, works, and times. The emphasis is on material available from the University of Maryland Libraries but some Internet open sources are also included.
Each year, The Folger Theatre produces a three-play season of innovative productions, designed to forge strong connections with modern audiences while continuing the lively legacy of Shakespearean stagecraft. While Shakespeare is central to its mission, the Theatre has produced a variety of other classical works, as well as new plays related to or inspired by Shakespeare.
The Arthur Hopkins production of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" featuring John Barrymore as Hamlet, presented at the Sam H. Harris Theatre in 1922. Image and information from ArtStor
Streaming Video Productions of Shakespeare's Plays
The above production of Hamlet is one of many included in the streaming video collections available through the UMD Libraries. Check out the following collections for this and other productions: