"Each program puts a modern gloss on a Shakespearean classic, further highlighting the core strength and attraction of the Bard’s perennial themes. The drama of Macbeth moves from Scottish moors to a 3-star London restaurant, while the romantic intrigues of Much Ado about Nothing occur in a TV news studio, but the fascination is unmistakably Shakespeare. "
These DVD's can be checked out for three day loans:
Search Films on Demand for specific plays:
Did you know that the Lion King is based on Shakespeare's Hamlet? Check out these lists for more modern film adaptations:
Available in DVD at the library:
Shakespeare in Love (Streaming video)
Available Through Swank Video
A love affair between Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow) and playwright William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) while he was writing Romeo and Juliet.