Artist and Lecture Series: “Hamlet”
- Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
- Time: 7:30 p.m.
- Location: Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall
This is the first production of Hamlet in The Acting Company’s 40-year history. The play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts for his father’s murder, setting him on a journey seeking his personal mortality. It vividly portrays overwhelming grief and rage while exploring themes of danger, revenge and moral corruption. Hamlet is among Shakespeare’s most powerful and influential tragedies in English literature, one of Shakespeare’s most popular works during his lifetime and still ranking among his most performed. Many believe that Hamlet is the best of Shakespeare’s work, the perfect play and certainly one of his most well-known and oft-quoted plays. Ian Belknap, The Acting Company’s Artistic Director, brings this masterpiece to life having previously directed The Acting Company’s The Comedy of Errors and John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Don’t miss your chance to see why The Acting Company, recipient of numerous awards including the TONY® Award for Excellence in Theater and The Obie, is the most respected and praised touring repertory theater in America.
Tickets required: $8/adults, $5/students and seniors.