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IB Theatre - Director's Notebook (last assessment 2023): Shakespeare's Plays

This guide provides resources for the Director's Notebook (Task 2) external assessment for IB Theatre (last assessment 2023)..

Plays by William Shakespeare ( 1564 - 1616 )

Digital Theatre Plus

Drama Online

Shakespeare Documented

Shakespeare for Students

Shakespeare for Students:  Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

JSTOR Understanding Series: Shakespeare

All's Well That Ends Well

Antony and Cleopatra

As You Like It

The Comedy of Errors




Henry IV, Part One

Henry IV, Part Two

King Henry V

Henry VI, Part One

Henry VI, Part Two

Henry VI, Part Three

Henry VIII

Julius Caesar

King Edward III

King John

King Lear

Love's Labour's Lost


Measure for Measure

The Merchant of Venice

The Merry Wives of Windsor

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Much Ado About Nothing


Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Richard II

Richard III

Romeo and Juliet

Taming of the Shrew

The Tempest

Timon of Athens

Titus Andronicus

Troilus and Cressida

Twelfth Night

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Winter's Tale


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