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About Us

Play On Shakespeare is a non-profit company promoting and creating contemporary modern verse translations of Shakespeare’s plays. Play On Shakespeare partners with artists and organizations across the globe to deliver and advocate for these translations through theatrical productions, podcasts, and publications.

Experience the Difference

Enjoy side-by-side performances of original Shakespeare and modern verse translations of the same passages.

Two columns of text, one from Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and the other from Jeff Whitty's translation of the same passage, the changed words highlighted in yellow.

Print and Compare

Explore Shakespeare's original verse and Jeff Whitty's modern verse translation of A Midsummer Night's Dream featuring Titania and Oberon's famous scene.

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