An extraordinary heroine cures a dying king and wins the hand of the man she loves. But she quickly learns that it will take much more than a wedding to gain a husband.
the play online
For those having trouble keeping straight which ring went where and who slept with whom.
Character descriptions and monologues from selected characters in wav and mp3 formats.
Tales from Shakespeare was written by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb in 1807 as a (highly euphemized) prose adaptation for children.
Read about the play's many early script variations and its fluctuations in popularity.
Cast lists and photos from some modern day productions.
Read the original "bed-trick" plot as Boccaccio wrote it and Shakespeare read it.
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