Shakespeare's Plays - Dates



William Shakespeare  1564 - 1616

All dates for the plays are approximate.

Play Year
Henry VI, Parts I–III 1591
Richard II 1592
The Comedy of Errors 1592
Titus Andronicus 1593
The Taming of the Shrew 1593
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 1594
Love's Labour's Lost 1594
Romeo and Juliet 1594
Richard II  1595
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1595
King John 1596
The Merchant of Venice 1596
Henry IV, Parts I–II  1597
Much Ado about Nothing 1598
Henry V  1598
Julius Caesar 1599
As You Like It 1599
Twelfth Night 1599
Hamlet 1600
The Merry Wives of Windsor 1600
Troilus and Cressida 1601
All's Well that ends Well 1602
Measure for Measure   1604
Othello 1604
King Lear 1605
Macbeth 1605
Antony and Cleopatra  1606
Coriolanus 1607
Timon of Athens 1607
Pericles 1608
Cymbeline 1609
The Winter's Tale 1610
The Tempest 1611
Henry VIII 1612