We love a good love story and Romeo & Juliet is undoubtedly one of the best known, if somewhat rather tragic by the end. This stylish design inspired by Shakespeare’s tale of “star crossed lovers” featuring this famous quote using a carnivale/theater mask with flourishes is perfect for the person who is inspired by the […]
Elizabeth I was a total dame. In the best sense of that title. She had smarts, class, guts and determination. She also didn’t feel the need to be defined by a man, or even to marry one. She chose to marry an entire country instead! She made some rather brilliant comments over her long life […]
This ornate portrait of Shakespeare in gold with sunburst and signature will make any Bard fan’s day! Designed by Sally McLean, this original t-shirt design with rendering of Shakespeare’s signature, along with sketch of Shakespeare himself is exclusive to The Shakespeare Shoppe and available on a wide range of t-shirts and gifts. So what are […]
This well-known portrait of Shakespeare is called the Droeshout engraving, named after the artist who made it – Martin Droeshout. Some fun facts: The Droeshout engraving of William Shakespeare was commissioned by the powerful Pembroke family on behalf of the Burbages, Ben Jonson, John Hemminge and Henry Condell who commissioned the publishing of the First […]
Romeo & Juliet – what a story! What a commentary on what it is to be young and full of passion, anger, pride and fire. And the awful consequences for those caught in the crossfire of old grievances that our elders should have let go of a long time ago. This quote from that charming, […]
It’s still Twelfth Night somewhere in the world and to celebrate, here is a stylish design inspired by Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” featuring this famous quote using a carnivale/theater mask with flourishes for the person who is inspired by the classics. “If music be the food of love … play on!”. So what are you waiting […]
To celebrate Twelfth Night, here is a stylish design inspired by Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” featuring this famous quote using a carnivale/theater mask with flourishes for the person who is inspired by the classics. “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em”. So what are […]
In this day of plastic bags going the way of the dodo, and not a moment too soon, it’s time to expand your stock of reusable bags for all your shopping needs. Expand your collection with this original rendering of Queen Elizabeth I, digitally restored and presented as a reproduction – perfect for all those […]
This fun design featuring a pop art rendering of of Shakespeare with the wording “Born 2B Bard” is perfect for anyone who loves the Bard, but doesn’t take themselves too seriously! Also available on t-shirts! And bags! And mugs! Get yours now! Available on hoodies, tshirts & more!
“I do desire we may be better strangers” – the perfect put down from Shakespeare’s As You Like It. This grunge rendering of this famous Shakespeare insult is an excellent way to make your point and give people pause! Show your love of Shakespeare and need to be left alone with this Bard-inspired design!