Shakespeare Uncovered

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Shakespeare Uncovered • Season 3

The third installment of the series combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts – F. Murray Abraham, Helen Hunt, Brian Cox and Simon Russell Beale – to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays. The season includes The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, Julius Caesar, Measure for Measure, Richard III, and The Winter's Tale.

Tune to WQLN TV Fridays at 9pm, October 12-26, for Shakespeare Uncovered season 3!

Learn more at and on social media with #ShakespearePBS.

Shakespeare Uncollared • Special Event

Join us for a free, live celebration of the Bard, October 2 at the Erie Playhouse, when local actors from the Playhouse, Gannon University's Schuster Theatre, and All An Act Theatre Productions will delight you with live scenes, songs, and monologues, Shakespearean SLAM POETRY(!!!), and a sneak peek at the PBS series Shakespeare Uncovered.

Join us Tuesday, October 2 at 7pm at the Erie Playhouse

This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVPs are NOT required. Doors open at 6:30pm. Seating is first-come first-served.

Shakespeare Uncovered is supported by

  • Erie Playhouse
  • Schuster Theatre at Gannon University
  • All An Act Theatre
  • Footlights Theatre Company
  • National Endowment for the Humanities

Major funding for Shakespeare Uncovered Series Three is provided by The Joseph & Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Polonsky Foundation, Dana and Virginia Randt, Elaine & W. Weldon Wilson, the Lillian Goldman Programming Endowment, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Jody and John Arnhold, and PBS.