Shakespeare in Nashville, TN

In conjunction with Shakespeare Uncovered, Nashville Public Television in Nashville, TN follows the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the Nashville Ballet as they work to bring Shakespeare to life for a modern audience.

Much Ado About Ethics

The works of William Shakespeare are full of ethical dilemmas still debated in the legal profession. This 3-credit seminar uses professional actors as a platform to raise ethical issues that are then discussed and debated by attorneys.


Dressing the Bard

The costume director is just one of the many behind-the-scenes professionals who builds the immersive world of a modern day Shakespeare production. Filmed during the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 Winter Production of “The Tragedy of Macbeth”.


Choreographing Shakespeare

Finding new ways to bring Shakespeare to life in front of a modern day audience is an opportunity and a challenge. See how one choreographer from the Nashville Ballet takes on the challenge of interpreting the Bard through dance. Filmed during the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 Winter Production of “The Tragedy of Macbeth”.


Directing Shakespeare

Directing Shakespeare is an opportunity and a responsibility. See how one director takes on this challenge. Filmed during the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 Winter Production of “The Tragedy of Macbeth”.


Acting Shakespeare

Bringing Shakespeare to life is an opportunity and a challenge. See how actors from the Nashville Shakespeare Festival take on the challenge of performing the Bard before a modern-day audience who might not “see” the relevance to today. Filmed during the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 2013 Winter Production of “The Tragedy of Macbeth”.