Willie Shakespeare Greenberg is not living up to his name. It's 1986, and instead of finishing his thesis on the Bard, this grad student is saying yes to drugs, bedding coeds, and delivering a giant psychedelic mushroom to a mysterious collector.
Meanwhile (or rather, back in 1582), would-be playwright William Shakespeare is an 18-year-old Latin teacher whose world is turned upside down when a stranger entrusts him with a sacred relic from Rome, drawing him into an underground network of Catholic dissidents.
When the lives of Willie and William begin to eerily intertwine, their wild misadventures will shape not only the Shakespeare each is destined to become...but the very course of history itself. Download and start listening now!