15 Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In One GIF

Shakespeare’s plays have been adapted in every way possible. From The Lion King to 10 Things I Hate About You, from The Simpsons to OMG Shakespeare, everyone seems to have put their own unique spin on the Bard’s work. But perhaps the best way to capture the emotions, the dramatic tension, the overall themes of his plays is in the simple, succinct GIF. After all, “brevity is the soul of wit.”

1. Romeo and Juliet

2. Hamlet

3. The Taming of The Shrew

4. Othello

5. Macbeth

6. The Winter’s Tale

7. Much Ado About Nothing

8. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

9. The Tempest

10. The Merry Wives of Windsor

11. All’s Well That Ends Well

12. Cymbeline

13. King Lear

14. Antony and Cleopatra

15. Titus Andronicus