Shakespeare

Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare has always been a major focus here at StageMilk. Working with Shakespearean text is essential for any actor! He is heralded for being the best playwright of all time, and for good reason. Both actors and theatremakers across the globe are enthralled and intrigued by William Shakespeare and his plays. For that reason, we have a great deal of Shakespeare resources and information, all of which can be found here.

For more about William Shakespeare himself, click here

For a list of the best Shakespeare plays, click here

Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet is arguably Shakespeare’s best known play and one of his most beloved (ranked no. 7 in our Best Shakespeare Plays). If you grow up in the west, Romeo and Juliet is almost...

King Lear

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Information on Shakespeare’s masterpiece, King Lear. Written between 1605 and 1606 this is considered one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Below is a play synopsis, character list and the best King Lear monologues. This play is rated...

The Merchant of Venice

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Play Synopsis Bassanio, confident with his place in Portia’s heart, requires money to be considered as a suitor. He approaches his wealthy merchant friend Antonio; however, Antonio’s money is tied up in shipments and so...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of the greatest comedies ever written. It remainss hilarious for a modern audience and is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. This wonderful play is perfect for a large...

Shakespeare Monologues

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Welcome to our Shakespeare monologue hub! If you are looking for a new Shakespeare monologue for an audition, or just for fun/practice, you have come to the right place. We have compiled two comprehensive lists...

Shakespeare Plays

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This is a list of all of Shakespeare’s plays. Only a few of his plays can be accurately dated; however, thanks to in-play references, theatre records and other historical records we can get a rough...