All the World's a Grave: A New Play by William Shakespeare Written by John Reed Directed by Jill Johnson Prince Hamlet goes to war for Juliet, the daughter of King Lear. Having captured Juliet as his bride–by reckless war–he returns home to find that his mother has murdered his father and married Macbeth. Enter Iago, who persuades Hamlet that Juliet is having an affair with Romeo. As the Prince goes mad with jealousy, King Lear mounts his army. . . John Reed reconstructs the works of William Shakespeare into a new tragedy. The language is Shakespeare's, but the drama that unfolds is as fresh as the blood on the stage.