What a piece of work is ‘Hamlet,’ as sampled in London, New York, and Colorado.
Setting Shakespeare’s tragedy in Persia isn’t just an aesthetic choice for the Iranian-American actor; it’s an existential one.
One sign that Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy isn’t going away: No one can agree on what it’s about.
The presentation is part of a cross-promotional campaign for upcoming performances of ‘King Lear’ and ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.’
The Public Theatre in Lewiston Maine is named “best theatre in Maine”; Kimber Lee is the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage in Connecticut; and more awards.
Tarell Alvin McCraney and Bijan Shebani’s adaptation of the tragedy is fast and festive.
Three European directors plumb the tragedy’s limitless possibilities.
The master director talks about Shakespeare, metaphysics, fame, and who deserves credit for his work.