2016 marks 400 years since Shakespeare’s death. Fans all over the world are celebrating the iconic playwright’s legacy with new theatrical productions, exhibitions and educational lectures about the Bard — which can’t be any different than most other years. The fact is, William Shakespeare has been a driving cultural force for centuries and there is no reason to believe that will change anytime soon.
Shakespeare’s works haven’t just stayed on the stage, or in the written word: there have been over 400 film adaptations of Shakespeare plays, making him the most filmed author in any language. Continue reading