Here’s where to get your fix for everything Shakespeare ONLINE during these strange times!
Enter Sofa Shakespeare
San Diego Shakespeare Society’s very own member, Julia Giolzetti, has struck a chord with cooped-up Shakespeare lovers all over the world. She is arranging full-play compilations from 1-minute videos shot by folks across the globe and from their couch!
Stream Your Heart Out
How runs the stream? Amazon Prime, Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu, and even Disney+ (if you consider the Lion King a mix of Hamlet and Henry IV), have dozens of streamable Shakespeare films that are guaranteed to keep you entertained for hours. Amazon Prime clocks in with the most options by offering a queue of almost 20 plays, spinoffs, and spoofs to choose from (as of March 17, 2020). Take a look at Ben Lauer’s great round-up for all your Shakespeare streaming options → Shakespeare and Beyond
The Show Must Go OnLine
Actor, writer, and videographer, Rob Myles, is bringing actors and audiences together to collectively enjoy and experience Shakespeare LIVE on YouTube. “The Show Must Go OnLine” is producing the complete plays of Shakespeare in the order they were written.