- Kate Maltby: To mark 400 years since Shakespeare's death, 4 great plays, sonnets, characters, introductions to the bard
Kate Maltby is a theater critic for The Times of London and regular broadcaster and columnist in the United Kingdom on issues of culture and politics. She is also completing a Ph.D. in renaissance literature, having been awarded a collaborative doctoral between Yale University and University College London. Her website is www.katemaltby.com The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Even if you've never read one of his plays, you'll probably have noticed by now that this Saturday marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.