A large selection of links to Elizabethan and Jacobean playscripts located across the web from playwrights Ben Jonson, Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, Thomas Dekker, Francis Beaumont, and William Rowley.
Here is a selection of links to all of William Shakespeare’s play scripts in PDF with line numbers. Comedies include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night. History plays include Henry VIII and Richard III. Tragedies include Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Macbeth, Othello and Romeo and Juliet. Romances include Cymbeline, Pericles, The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale.
The standard texts of ancient Greek play scripts are all in the public domain. It is only certain modern translations that may have some copyright restrictions. On this page you will find the full text to the plays of the great classical tragedians Aeschylus, Euripides and Sophocles, plus works of the comic playwright Aristophanes.
16th Century Latin Plays The Castle of Perseverance (Anonymous) Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe) Everyman (Anonymous) The Fall of Man Noh Plays The York Plays (Anonymous)
All For Love The Changeling Chaste Maid In Cheapside The City Heiress The Country Wife The Duchess of Malfi The Misanthrope The Miser Phaedra The Physician In Spite of Himself The Rover The School For Wives Tartuffe A Trick To Catch The Old One The Way of the World