Audio Shakespeare Pronunciation AppMeet the Authors
About The Dictionary
All English words in this dictionary, including words absorbed into English from other languages, are listed alphabetically. Latin words and phrases are… Learn More
Scanning the Verse
Many of the suggested pronunciations in this dictionary are influenced by Shakespeare’s use of iambic pentameter, which was the staple of English poetry from the time of… Learn More
Accents & Dialects
In some plays, accents are required of characters whose native language is not English. This occurs in both The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry V. In the former, Dr… Learn more
Includes Latin Words
In an attempt at consistency, the pronunciations in the Shakespeare audio dictionary app are rendered into what is commonly referred to as “restored” or… Learn More
About Our Vision
"A Must for Any Director"
A must for any director or actor approaching Shakespeare. As we’ve been told, there is a method to Shakespeare’s genius and a prescribed musicality to his words. The Audio Shakespeare Pronunciation App helps us master those sounds and get at the heart of the work itself. No director or actor worth his or her weight in salt should attempt to tackle the complexity and wonder of the Bard without growing familiar with this app, as it lays forth the foundation for hearing and grasping the true meaning of the text. Andrew Bell – Writer/Director See More
"I Cannot Imagine Rehearsing Without It."
I’ve used the Audio Shakespeare Pronunciation app for the past two years on different productions and now I cannot imagine rehearsing without it. I highly recommend this app to any theatre artist who is working on a production of one of Shakespeare’s plays. Besides giving you the clear and easy to understand pronunciations, it will deepen your appreciation for his artistry. John Zdrojeski – Actor See More