'Hamlet' at Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam

Theater / Amsterdam
29 April 2014, 8.30pm

A:
Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Leidseplein 26, 1017 PT
Amsterdam
T:
+31 (0)20 523 7700
E:
info@ssba.nl
W:
€: 10 - 32,50
(0)

In honour of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, the Shakespeare's Globe theatre company is embarking on a two-year world tour featuring "Hamlet" and Amsterdam's Stadsschouwburg will play host to the Dutch performances!

Hamlet: A Revenge Classic

Directed by the Globe's artistic director Dominic Dromgoole, this interpretation of "Hamlet" features the plot twists of the classics while emphasising the trademark gallows humour. 

Performed by a small troupe of actors on a stripped-down stage, the story sees Hamlet coming home after learning of his father's (the king) death.

Finding that his uncle has married his mother to take the Danish throne, the ghost of the old king appears to Hamlet urging him to avenge his death. 

With elements of politics, sexual intrigue, philosophy, violence and humour, Hamlet is regarded as an English language masterpiece and an expression of Shakespeare's genius.
 

hamlet 2014
Thumb photo by Hartwig HKD

hamlet april 2014

About Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe is a theatre troupe that perfroms in an exact replica of the Globe theatre on London's South Bank. 

To celebrate what would be Shakespeare's 450th birthday, the group launched an ambitious two-year world tour of "Hamlet" with the goal being to perform in every country in the world. 

Notes

The performance is in English.
There will be two performances; April 29 and April 30.
Purchase tickets here and here, respectively.

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