When you find the values you've sacrificed your children for are meaningless? When you learn your leaders are in bed with your mortal enemies? When the people you've most trusted betray you? What do you do? EAT THEM! At one time William Shakespeare's most popular tragedy examines the failure of rigid social conventions to meet the needs of individuals struggling to navigate between the extremes. The play juxtaposes some of Shakespeare's most violent action with some of his most lyric poetry.