Can you match these Shakespeare quotes to the play?

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The 2019 Utah Shakespeare Festival Season goes from June 27 to October 12 and includes classics like Macbeth, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, and more!

Did you get an A in AP English? Do you quote the Bard on the regular? Do you have all of Leo’s lines in “Romeo + Juliet” memorized?

It’s no secret that the people of Utah have a love for theatre, especially the works of Shakespeare. So, to celebrate the 2019 season at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, let’s test your knowledge of the greatest playwright of all time: William Shakespeare. See if you can correctly match the line to the play to be dubbed the wisest man (or woman) in all the land.

(Answers are at the bottom of the page)

1. “What’s done cannot be undone.”

a. Hamlet

b. Macbeth

c. Othello

d. Henry VI: Part Three

2. “To be, or not to be, that is the question.”

a. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

b. The Merchant of Venice

c. Twelfth Night

d. Hamlet

3. “If music be the food of love, play on.”

a. Twelfth Night

b. Macbeth

c. Romeo and Juliet

d. Julius Caesar

4. “True nobility is exempt from fear.”

a. King Lear

b. Henry VI: Part Two

c. Othello

d. Much Ado About Nothing

5. “But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve

For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.”

a. All’s Well That Ends Well

b. Macbeth

c. Othello

d. The Merchant of Venice

6. “The course of true love never did run smooth.”

a. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

b. Romeo and Juliet

c. Love’s Labour’s Lost

d. Love’s Labour’s Won

7. “But, for mine own part, it was Greek to me.”

a. Twelfth Night

b. Hamlet

c. As You Like It

d. Julius Caesar

8. “All that glisters is not gold.”

a. Romeo and Juliet

b. Henry VI: Part Three

c. The Merchant of Venice

d. The Comedy of Errors

9. “Double, double toil and trouble:

Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.”

a. Macbeth

b. Twelfth Night

c. Othello

d. Hamlet

10. “And now let’s go hand in hand, not one before another.”

a. Much Ado About Nothing

b. The Comedy of Errors

c. All’s Well That Ends Well

d. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Want to experience more Shakespeare? The 2019 Utah Shakespeare Festival Season goes from June 27 to October 12 and includes classics like Macbeth, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, and more! Buy your tickets online at www.bard.org.

(ANSWERS: 1. B / 2. D / 3. A / 4. B / 5. C / 6. A / 7. D / 8. C / 9. A / 10. B)

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