Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Put on your Birthday Doublet 

It's Williams' special day

William Shakespeare would have been 444 years old today, if he had survived his unfortunate death. Ah, the vagaries of life. People argue about who he really was, or who wrote all those plays and sonnets if it wasn’t the little man from Stratford-upon-Avon, but does that matter? Shakespeare’s works endure, and in them is more than enough grist for any imagination. Today at 10 a.m. in Tower Grove Park (4256 Magnolia Avenue; www.towergrovepark.org), a selection of Shakespeare’s best will be read in his honor near the heroic-scale statue of the Bard sculpted by Ferdinand von Miller, and a wreath will be laid at its base. Then, light refreshments and birthday good cheer take place in the Lily Pond Shelter. And admission is free! Huzzah!
Wed., April 23, 2008

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Latest in Night & Day

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 9, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation