Series I: Shakespeare in Nebraska

Working with its primary partner, Nebraska Shakespeare, and its additional partner, Flatwater Shakespeare, NET in Nebraska will acquaint audiences in urban and rural areas of the state with the universal themes of Shakespeare’s works.

Nebraska Shakespeare, NET’s partner for Shakespeare Uncovered, named its July 5 performance of Twelfth Night “NET Night at Shakespeare on the Green.” Check out the promo!

Check out NET’s promo for “Talk like Shakespeare Day”!

“Talk Like Shakespeare Day” – April 23!

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman proclaims April 23 “Talk Like Shakespeare Day”.

Did’st Thou Know

“Identity Crisis” – Discover a shroud of mystery that hangs over the identity of William Shakespeare.

“His Writings” – Shakespeare was a busy, busy man!

“His Published Works – Including Klingon!” – Discover William Shakespeare’s reach in contemporary society based on his plays.

NET Radio “Shakespeariences”

Steven Buhler

On the January 25 edition of “Friday Live,” NET Radio’s William Stibor and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor of English and Shakespeare Scholar Steven Buhler preview Shakespeare Uncovered and its underlying theme: Shakespeare is relevant for any age, holding insights for anyone who listens.


On the February 22 NET Radio Shakespearience, “Shakesfear and How to Cure It”, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor Stephen Buhler who explains why there’s no reason to fear The Bard.

On the March 22 NET Radio Shakespearience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor Stephen Buhler discusses Shakespeare’s influence on popular music.  It’s not “Just Like Romeo and Juliet.”

On the April 19 NET Radio Shakespearience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Prof. Stephen Buhler promotes “Talk Like Shakespeare Day” and discusses the impact of accents on his spoken verse.

On the May 24 NET Radio Shakespearience, “A Tradition of Free Shakespeare” – Summer means free Shakespeare in parks across the country, a long history that began in New York City.

Some of Shakespeare’s most inventive and memorable language is used in insults. These short features, “Shakespeare Insults”, help explain some snarky gems.

Shakespeare Insults – King Lear

In King Lear Act II, Kent characterizes Oswald.

Shakespeare Insults – Henry IV

In Henry IV, Doll Tearsheet fires a volley at Pistol.

Shakespeare Insults – Henry IV (Falstaff)

In Henry IV, Falstaff berates his patron Prince Henry.

Shakespeare Insults – Hamlet

In Hamlet, Hamlet scorns Ophelia.