That Way Madness Lies is a collection of contemporary re-imaginations of Shakespeare’s most famous works. 15 Young-Adult authors have added their own interpretations of these notable stories with a focus on highlighting groups and demographics either ignored or misrepresented in the original works. Contributors to this collection are authors Dahlia Adler (reimagining The Merchant of Venice), Kayla Ancrum (The Taming of the Shrew), Lily Anderson (All’s Well That Ends Well), Melissa Bashardoust (A Winter’s Tale), Patrice Caldwell (Hamlet), Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy (Much Ado About Nothing), Brittany Cavallaro (Sonnet 147), Joy McCullough (King Lear), Anna-Marie McLemore (Midsummer Night’s Dream), Samantha Mabry (Macbeth), Tochi Onyebuchi (Coriolanus), Mark Oshiro (Twelfth Night), Lindsay Smith (Julius Caesar), Kiersten White (Romeo and Juliet), and Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka (The Tempest).
The audiobook is a Macmillan Audio production from Flatiron Books with post-production by Elephant Audiobooks. Read by: Lily Anderson, Ariel Blake, Patrice Caldwell, Caitlin Davies, Ramon de Ocampo, Almarie Guerra, Cary Hite, North Homewood, Barrie Kreinik, Nikki Massoud, Joy McCullough, Mark Oshiro, Avi Roque, Julia Whelan, and Landon Woodson.
You can purchase the audiobook here: “That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare’s Most Notable Works Reimagined“