Korol Lir (Dir. Grigori Kozintsev, Russia, 1971)

MSC 2406 275 Joe Routt Blvd. #2240, College Station, TX

This Soviet era film based on Shakespeare’s King Lear follows the lives of King Lear and his courtier Gloucester, documenting the madness and tragedy which befall them.

Free

TAMU Performance Studies Presents Wittenberg

Black Box Theatre - LAAH Building 349 Spence St, College Station, TX

Set at Hamlet’s alma mater, Wittenberg University, the play is a “tragical-comedical-historical” take on what it means to grow up and speak up.

Free

Haider (Dir. Vishal Bhardwaj, India, 2014)

MSC 2400 275 Joe Routt Blvd. #2240, College Station, TX

Haider is an Indian crime drama serving as a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, set amidst the Kashmir insurgencies of 1995.

Free

Austin Shakespeare Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Grand Stafford Theatre 106 S. Main St., Bryan, TX

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy in which four young lovers flee the adult world to the forest where they are enchanted by the King and Queen of the Fairies.

Free

Present Company Presents Shakespeare’s Hamlet

The Amity Building in Downtown Bryan, TX 300 W. 26th St., Bryan, TX

Austin’s Present Company will mount a 7-actor production of Hamlet based on the text from the First Folio.

Free

O (Dir. Tim Blake Nelson, US, 2001)

601 Rudder Tower 401 Joe Routt Blvd, College Station, TX

Featuring Julia Stiles, this modern adaptation of Othello is set in an upper class prep school and is centered on drama surrounding star basketball player Odin.

Free

Shakespeare Behind Bars (Dir. Hank Rogerson, US, 2005)

Harrington Education Center Classroom Building (HECC) 209 544 Ross St, College Station, TX

This documentary follows 20 male inmates in a Kentucky prison on their nine month process of bringing Shakespeare’s The Tempest to performance.

Free

Were the World Mine (Dir. Tom Gustafson, US, 2008)

MSC 2300D 275 Joe Routt Blvd #2240, College Station, TX

Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower to turn many in his community gay, to let them take a walk in his shoes.

Free

Chimes at Midnight (Dir. Orson Welles, US, 1966)

MSC 2400 275 Joe Routt Blvd. #2240, College Station, TX

The film’s plot centers on Shakespeare’s recurring character Falstaff and his father-son relationship with Prince Hal.

Free