Boozing With The Bard: How The Masses Find Common Ground With Shakespeare

A trio of illustrations from the cocktail book Shakespeare, Not Stirred: Ophelia, King Henry VIII and King Lear.

From a theater company where audiences drink along with the actors to a book of cocktails inspired by his plays, alcohol has long been “a great provoker” in making the Bard’s work more relatable.

(Image credit: The Folger Shakespeare Library / James Monaco)

(via NPR)

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