'The Columbine shootings have influenced our Romeo and Juliet'
Fight director Kate Waters explains the way she approached staging the violence in Shakespeare's Globe's upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet
Top 5 theatre openings: 24 - 30 April
A new musical about the invention of Braille, Jude Law returns to the London stage and Emma Rice's final season at the Globe gets under way
7 productions of Shakespeare plays not to miss
By Editorial Staff
This weekend marks Shakespeare Day and the Bard's birthday and what better excuse to get a dose of his otherworldly talents than to head to one of the man's excellent plays
Mark Rylance to host Shakespeare event at Westminster Abbey
Rylance will team up with the Globe for a celebration on the Bard's birthday
Globe to live-stream A Midsummer Night's Dream online
It will be the first production to be streamed from the venue
First look at Macbeth at the Globe
Iqbal Khan's production runs until 1 October
The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare's Globe)
Caroline Byrne's all-Irish production of The Taming of the Shrew is a triumph
Watch Giles Terera introduce The Ballad of Soho Jones
The actor's new show is about a homeless musician from Soho
The week in pictures: 22-29 April
Tim Minchin, Zoe Wanamaker and Barack Obama make this week's picks
Matt Trueman: Shakespeare Live! gave us Shakespeare the poet
Reflecting on the weekend's broadcast and celebrations, Matt Trueman says Shakespeare was nothing if not a man of the theatre