Shakespeare is rightly called the world's greatest playwright for the soaring beauty of his language, for his profound insight into human nature, for the truths he dramatized and for the realism of the characters he created. He was, and remains, a superb entertainer.
A musical modernization of Romeo and Juliet, set in 1950s New York. Wise's film version of the Tony-winning Broadway musical won 11 Oscars.
Circulating Film Adaptations
The following DVDs are available from the library collection. Please note: depending on the semester, some of these titles may be on reserve at the Circulation Desk for use by students enrolled in ENG 311: Shakespeare