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Hamlet presented by Bell Shakespeare

Southbank, VIC
2hrs 50min (inc interval)
Peter Evans’ critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet returns in 2022.
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About Hamlet presented by Bell Shakespeare

Peter Evans’ critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet returns in 2022.

Inside the glamorous court of Denmark in the 1960s, a family is torn apart by murder and betrayal. Outside, a country is threatened by Norway. And at the centre of this struggle is a man brimming with anguish.

Hamlet is a portrait of a young man struggling with the death of his father, his mother’s hasty remarriage to his uncle, and the vision of his father’s ghost looming in his mind’s eye. Featuring Harriet Gordon-Anderson as a young man experiencing grief in its most complex and profound state, this is a Hamlet for our time.

It’s a story of revenge, passion and deception, where human desire for retribution quickly becomes a burden. Set against a classically timeless backdrop, family turns on family, friendships disintegrate and the ghost of his father pushes Hamlet’s entire world to its brink.

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"An unmissable triumph" - The Australian

"★★★★½ This is what Shakespeare should be" - Sydney Morning Herald

"★★★★★ Bell Shakespeare's Hamlet is an unmissable experience" - The Music

Director: Peter Evans

Cast:

Hamlet: Harriet Gordon Anderson

Gertrude: Lucy Bell

Rosencrantz/ Marcellus: Jeremi Campese

Laertes / Player: Jack Crumlin

Horatio: James Evans

Player Queen / Second/Gravedigger / Osric: Melisa Kahraman

Guildenstern / Bernardo: Jane Mahady

Polonius: Robert Menzies

Ophelia: Rose Riley

Run time

2hrs 50min (inc interval)

Start date

April 27th, 2022

End date

May 14th, 2022

Genre

Play, Theatre

Venue

Arts Centre Melbourne

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