This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Apr 23, 2014Happy 450th Birthday Shakespeare!I present to thee 23 ways to celebrate Mr. Shakespeare's Birthday.by SMCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Read a play. Via to-do-you-or-not-to-do-you.tumblr.com They're all online for free - if it's your first time (coughcoughshakespearevirgins) try Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night's Dream, or Macbeth. The Shakespeare Folger Library just launched their FREE complete digital texts. Via folgerdigitaltexts.org Folger Digital Texts folgerdigitaltexts.org 2. Go SEE a play. View this video on YouTube There's nothing quite like hearing Shakespeare's texts. Shakespeare's Globe, Twelfth Night, 2012With Stephen Fry and Mark Rylance 3. Can't get to a stage? Check out a live broadcast at your local movie theater. View this video on YouTube Donmar Warehouse, Coriolanus, 2013With Tom Hiddleston National Theatre Live ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk NT Live is working to bring awesome plays from the UK to movie theaters all around the world. 4. Or rent a digital recording. View this video on YouTube Via digitaltheatre.com Like David Tennant and Catherine Tate's Much Ado About Nothing. Digital Theatre - Shakespeare digitaltheatre.com DT has a ton of great productions you can rent or buy to watch online. 5. Watch a film adaptation. View this video on YouTube Laurence Olivier, Hamlet, 1948 View this video on YouTube Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood, 1957(Macbeth in medieval Japan!) View this video on YouTube Kenneth Branagh, Henry V, 1989 View this video on YouTube With Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 10 Things I Hate About You, 1999(The Taming of the Shrew in High School) 6. Appreciate how pervasive Shakespeare is in popular culture. View this video on YouTube 7. Use a Shakespearean insult on someone. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com / Via fuckyeah-chickflicks.tumblr.com Chances are they won't understand anyway. 8. Find out what famous historical figures thought about Shakespeare. Via goneril-and-regan.tumblr.com 9. Read a Sonnet. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com / Via jetgirl78.tumblr.com (David Tennant and Catherine Tate in Much Ado About Nothing) The Sonnets shakespeare.mit.edu 10. Enjoy a parody. View this video on YouTube Sassy Gay Friend - Hamlet, 2010 11. Read one of his longer poems. Via en.wikipedia.org Besides the famous sonnets, Shakespeare also wrote a few longer poems, like Venus and Adonis. 12. If you can, visit Shakespeare's Globe! Via shakespearesglobe.com Looks like they've got some awesome shenanigans going on. Shakespeare's Globe shakespearesglobe.com If you're in the States, and on the East Coast, head to the American Shakespeare Center! americanshakespearecenter.com / Via americanshakespearecenter.com The American Shakespeare Center americanshakespearecenter.com West Coasters, check out the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! upload.wikimedia.org / Via upload.wikimedia.org It's America's oldest Elizabethan Theatre, with several Shakespearean plays indoors and outdoors, along with more modern works. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival osfashland.org 13. Enjoy a Shakespearean webcomic. Via angry-comics.tumblr.com This one by angrycomics is an absolute favorite. tumblr.com / Via dipthatpen.tumblr.com This one too, from dipthatpen! Check out the link for more! 14. Buy some Shakespeare gear. Via postsfromthemrs.tumblr.com 15. For the truly dedicated, make a trip out to Stratford-Upon-Avon. upload.wikimedia.org / Via en.wikipedia.org Shakespeare's Birthplace. 16. If you're a Doctor Who fan, watch The Shakespeare Code again. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com / Via dickmovesinhistory.tumblr.com 17. Watch Shakespeare in Love. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com / Via dickmovesinhistory.tumblr.com It's cuuutee.BUT NOT ANONYMOUS. NO, NOPE, NUH UH. 18. Look up some classical Shakespearean 'fanart'. tumblr.com / Via cheekyshakespeare.tumblr.com John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1951-2, currently at the Tate Modern.Hilarity added by tumblr. 19. Master the lingo. Via theyuniversity.net The folks at The YUNiversity of Righteous Grammar have an awesome post that will school you on your thous and thines. What Is Up With “Thou,” “Thee,” “Thy,” and “Thine”? theyuniversity.net 20. Get into a fight over accuracy. Via cheekyshakespeare.tumblr.com 21. Use a lesser known (but no less awesome) quote. Via merasmusmoved.tumblr.com Macbeth, Act 4 Scene 2, First Murderer.Don't stab anyone though. I'm looking at you Brutus. And Juliet. And Macbeth. Via cheekyshakespeare.tumblr.com Via cheekyshakespeare.tumblr.com Ah, yes, Shakespeare's finest 'yo mama' joke. Via cheekyshakespeare.tumblr.com 22. ...Or just run around and dramatically shout... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com / Via whatshouldtheatrecallme.tumblr.com 23. Whatever else you do, don't forget to appreciate the awesomeness of Mr. William Shakespeare; playwright, poet, and all-around genius. upload.wikimedia.org / Via upload.wikimedia.org HAPPY 450TH BIRTHDAY!