The Winter’s Tale The wrath of King Leontes has gone to far after falsely accusing his wife, Hermione, of infidelity and banishing their newborn daughter. This news leads to the death of Leontes’ son and Hermione, and the king lives…
When two best friends fall in love with the same woman, chaos ensues. Proteus is determined to destroy the betrothal of his friend, Valentine, and the lovely Silvia, but he also forgets his own beloved Julia in the midst. Resolved to win back his love, Julia travels to Milan to find Proteus.
As war rages around them, Trojan prince Troilus falls in love with the beautiful Cressida. But after she is traded to the Greek camp and agrees to be with another man, Troilus witnesses her unfaithfulness and vows to focus his efforts into winning the war.
In an attempt to wreak revenge upon his brother, Antonio, and the King of Naples, Prospero uses magic to conjure a storm to wreck the nobles’ ship on his island where Prospero lives with his daughter, Miranda. But while Prospero focuses on his own revenge plot, an unexpected love story begins to take place between Miranda and the king’s son Ferdinand.
Katherina must marry before her sister Bianca. But her lack of interest in marriage does not stop Petruccio from pursuing, and eventually winning, her hand. This complicated play displays Katherina’s impeccable wit and Petruccio’s manipulative nature as he attempts to shape her into an obedient wife.
Pericles, Prince of Tyre follows the journeys of the heroic figure, Pericles, as he searches for those he loves.
For some, love begins at first sight. For others, love has been forsworn. Much Ado About Nothing follows the story of two men: Claudio, who fights for his love for Hero, and Benedick, who has forsworn women until his friends make him believe that he has caught the eye of Lady Beatrice.
Four Athenians run away into the forest after Hermia’s father, Duke Theseus, rejects marriage prospects between his daughter and her love, Lysander. And in the forest, Oberon, King of the Fairies, tries to fix the four broken hearts – accidentally resulting in disaster.
Falstaff finds himself in a predicament of financial troubles. His resolve? He seduces the wives of two wealthy merchants in hopes to better his financial standing. However, these witty women discover his plot, and they plan their own hilarious revenge.
Bossanio asks the Jewish moneylender, Shylock, for a loan to help him court the wealthy Portia, and does so on behalf of the antisemetic merchant, Antonio. Shylock agrees to the loan, but if within three months the loan hasn’t been paid, Shylock demands a pound of Antonio’s flesh.