William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Writing and Cursing Romeo and Juliet
In the 16th century, Shakespeare wrote the epic tragedy "Romeo and Juliet". He had written the couple's love story with a quill from the feather of a Phoenix. By doing this, he unknowingly cursed the couple into a time loop, causing them to meet, marry and die over and over again in an endless cycle.
William Shakespeare's plays have the reputation of being among the greatest in the English language and in Western literature. Traditionally, the 38 plays are divided into the genres of tragedy, history, and comedy; they have been translated into every major living language, in addition to being continually performed all around the world.
- "Romeo and Juliet"
- "King Lear"
- "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Notes and Trivia
- Phoebe Halliwell received all of Shakespeare's work from her ex-boyfriend, Drake dè Mon.
- Shakespeare's play Macbeth was quoted by both Drake and Miss Donovan when they first met.
- Charmed's premiere episode and season 7 finale episode titles were both based on a quote from Shakespeare's play "Macbeth". The quote goes as follows: "By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes." The quote was spoken by a witch.