A selection of plays from Shakespeare's maturity: Othello, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest. We explore how Shakespeare invented such an extraordinarily rich and distinctive world for each one of these plays. We read the plays in the context of theatrical performance then and now.
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