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Shakespearean Insights: How Many Plays Did Shakespeare Write?

The Plays of William Shakespeare, vol. 1, containing The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1971
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Plays of William Shakespeare, vol. 1, containing The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor

Jason King Jones tries to answer a common question about William Shakespeare — how many plays did the famous bard write? As Jones explains, we can get close to the correct answer, but we don't know for sure.

Learn more about the legendary playwright, his performances and more on Shakespearean Insights, produced in partnership with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.

Jason King Jones is the host of Shakespearean Insights on WDIY. He is the Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.