In order to really know Shakespeare, you have to step inside his world.

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Book & film reviews help curate your library, while in depth staging guides explore Shakespearean history.

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Launching April 23, weekly podcast interviews take you behind the curtain and into 
That Shakespeare Life

Hello there, I’m Cassidy Cash.

I believe that if you want to understand Shakesepeare’s works, then learning about the man himself is essential. Through videos, podcasts, and writing, I go exploring into the life of William Shakespeare. I love coffee almost as much as I love Shakespeare. I live in Birmingham, AL with my husband, two boys, and entirely too many pets. You can read more of my story here on the about page.

Top 10 Insults Crafted by Shakespeare

Zingy one liners to confuse your enemies and keep you and your friends laughing.

Did Shakespeare Work for Elizabeth I?

There are many articles online and even history books that claim Elizabeth I was a patron of Shakespeare. But was she? In this week's episode of Did Shakespeare from That Shakespeare Girl, Cassidy Cash, we dive inside the world of Elizabethan theater to examine the...

Did Shakespeare Drink Malmsey?

This month at That Shakespeare Girl, we are exploring a Shakespearean Christmas. This week, we are looking at one of the most popular breakfast drinks at Christmas during Shakespeare's time, which is Malmsey. It's a sweet dessert wine that, turns out, is just as...

Did Shakespeare Study at a Library?

This week at That Shakespeare Girl, we are taking a look at libraries in Renaissance England. Spurred forward by a debate I saw on the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Facebook page. They were discussing Shakespeare's authorship question (decidedly with the bias against...

Did Shakespeare eat lamprey?

Each week on the That Shakespeare Girl YouTube Channel I publish an episode asking the question "Did Shakespeare....?" These episodes are intended in pure intellectual fun precisely because so much of Shakespeare's life is largely unknown. (There's a serious lack of...