Each play by William Shakespeare is a treasure in its way. Here is a list of the top 10 plays written by William Shakespeare.
The spirit of the king of Denmark asks his son Hamlet to avenge his death by killing Claudius. Claudius is the newly crowned king of Denmark.
Three witches prophesize that Macbeth will be the king of Scotland. Driven by ambition and greed for power, Macbeth kills the king and more people out of paranoia and becomes the king.
Another popular tragedy, Julius Caesar is the story of an honorable hero who makes a few critical errors in his verdict by misreading events and people.
One of the most popular plays by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet is addressed and recognized with romance. However, it is a romantic tragedy.
One of the most famous Shakespearean tragedies King Lear is about Lear goes mad and wanders through a storm. King Lear divides his kingdom between two daughters who flatter him.
The Tempest is a play about an unfair act of usurpation of Prospero’s throne by his brother. It follows Prospero’s eventual conquest to re-establish justice by getting himself to power.
Iago, being overlooked for promotion plots a plan to take revenge on the praised one, his general, the Moor of Venice, Othello.
The two main characters of the play, Beatrice and Benedick despise love. Both of them engage in comic banter.
An anti-Semitic merchant named Antonio takes a loan from the Jew Shylock. Antonio wanted to help out his friend to court Portia.
This popular comedy by William Shakespeare is about the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, king of Athens, and queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta.