Thursday, April 23, 2020

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday at home with the Folger Shakespeare Library this Thursday

Shakespeare's Birthday Party at Home

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday at home with us on Thursday, April 23

Share Your Shakespeare

Join the Folger for live events throughout the day:

Conversations with theater directors, scholars, and an internet pioneer "Staxpeditions" into the collection, Macbeth watch party with members of the cast, and more!  Schedule & Event Details

Participate in our virtual celebration of shared creativity, community spirit, collective resilience, and the enduring power of storytelling. Choose an activity and share on social media using #ShareYourShakespeare

Speak the Speech



Strike a Pose

Make a Picture

Write a Sonnet

Click the photos to get ideas for each activity, including plenty of options for families.

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