The Twelve Days of Shakespeare’s Christmas

Full festive marks to the American Shakespeare Centre for their inspirational “12 Days of Christmas” with a Shakespeare twist!

They ran a poll over a few weeks to get lyrics ideas for each day from their facebook fans, then picked the best to put to a rousing performance. Click play and check it out:

If you’re struggling to understand any of the lyrics here they are for you to read:

  • A speech that goes “to be or not to be”
  • Two sets of twins
  • Three Scottish Hags
  • Four Capulets
  • Five Aaaaaaaact Plays
  • Six Dudes a-Dying
  • Seven Ages Passing
  • Eight Damned Villains
  • Nine Worthies Masquing
  • Ten Beats of Meter
  • Eleven Tragic Outings
  • Twelve Chimes at Midnight

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