- Melinda Murphy
Shakespeare's Globe streaming plays for free
All the world’s a stage” hits differently as institutions continue to shift their productions online amid a global health crisis.
While London’s famed wooden O remains closed to the public, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has gone digital, allowing audiences around the world to stream the Bard’s iconic works for free.
A slate of plays and short films can be found on the Globe’s YouTube pageand video-on-demand platform. The six full-length productions to be presented during this period will each stream for two weeks — kicking off earlier this month with “Hamlet” and continuing with “Romeo and Juliet,” which went live Apil 20. “The Winter’s Tale,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “The Two Noble Kinsmen” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor” will follow.