To act or not to act, that is the question, especially when you're playing Shakespeare. For over 400 years, the collected works of Shakespeare have stood the test of time as some of the most insightful and entertaining plays ever written. But Shakespearewasn't meant to strictly be read. To do the Bard justice, his work must be performed. In these nine intriguing master classes, such notable stars as Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen share their insights in what it means to perform Shakespeare.Whether you're an aspiring actor or want to gain a better appreciation for the work, this is a must-have program.