Need to get a quick overview of one of Shakespeare’s plays? Read one of our 2 minute plot summaries of Shakespeare’s plays to understand the main plots and stories within each one:


All’s Well That Ends Well Plot Summary

Antony and Cleopatra Plot Summary

As You Like It Plot Summary

Coriolanus Plot Summary

Hamlet Plot Summary

Henry IV Part 1 Plot Summary

Henry IV Part 2 Plot Summary

Henry V Plot Summary

Henry VI Part 1 Plot Summary

Henry VI Part 2 Plot Summary

Henry VI Part 3 Plot Summary

Julius Caesar Plot Summary

King Lear Plot Summary

Macbeth Plot Summary

Measure for Measure Plot Summary

The Merchant of Venice Plot Summary

The Merry Wives of Windsor Plot Summary

Midsummer Night’s Dream Plot Summary

Much Ado About Nothing Plot Summary

Othello Plot Summary

Richard II Plot Summary

Richard III Plot Summary

Romeo & Juliet Plot Summary

The Taming of the Shrew Plot Summary

The Tempest Plot Summary

Titus Andronicus Plot Summary

Troilus and Cressida Plot Summary

Twelfth Night Plot Summary

The Two Gentlemen of Verona Plot Summary

A Winter’s Tale Plot Summary