Alphabetical List of Plays
All's Well That Ends Well
Antony and Cleopatra
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Henry IV Part 1
Henry IV Part 2
Henry V
Henry VI Part 1
Henry VI Part 2
Henry VI Part 3
Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
King Edward III
King John
King Lear
Love's Labour's Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Richard II
Richard III
Romeo and Juliet
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus
Troilus and Cressida
Twelfth Night
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Two Noble Kinsmen
The Winter's Tale
Chronological List of Plays

We give below the order of plays as concluded by Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor in their Complete Oxford Shakespeare, with the addition of King Edward III. The dates reflect some of the conclusions which have been arrived at by scholars about when the texts were written, which in many cases is significantly earlier than the date of first known publication or performance.


1589-93   The Two Gentlemen of Verona
1590-93   The Taming of the Shrew
1590-94   King Edward III [with other authors]
1590-92   Henry VI Part 3
1590-91   Henry VI Part 2
1590-91   Titus Andronicus
1591-92   Henry VI Part 1 [with other authors]
1592-93   Richard III
1592-94   The Comedy of Errors
1593-95   Love's Labour's Lost
1594-95   A Midsummer Night's Dream
1594-95   Romeo and Juliet
1594-96   Richard II
1594-96   King John
1596-97   The Merchant of Venice
1596-97   Henry IV Part 1
1597   The Merry Wives of Windsor
1597-98   Henry IV Part 2
1598-99   Much Ado About Nothing
1599   Henry V
1599   Julius Caesar
1599-1600   As You Like It
1600-01   Hamlet
1601-02   Twelfth Night
1602-03   Troilus and Cressida
1604   Measure for Measure
1603-04   Othello
1603-05   All's Well That Ends Well
1604-07   Timon of Athens [with Thomas Middleton]
1605-08   King Lear
1606   Macbeth
1606-07   Antony and Cleopatra
1608-09   Pericles [with George Wilkins]
1608   Coriolanus
1609-10   The Winter's Tale
1610-11   Cymbeline
1610-11   The Tempest
1613   Henry VIII [with John Fletcher]
1613-15   The Two Noble Kinsmen [with John Fletcher]