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. A story of revenge, passion and deception, this is a Hamlet for our time.
Bell Shakespeare opens its 30th year anniversary celebrations with
one of Shakespeare’s most iconic and tragic works, directed by Artistic
Director Peter Evans.
Featuring Harriet Gordon-Anderson (The Miser) as a young man experiencing grief in its most complex and profound state, thisHamlet will be told through the lens of loss, betrayal and madness.
This is the world of politics, where human desire for retribution
quickly becomes a burden to struggle against. Set against a classically
timeless backdrop where family cannot be trusted, friendships turn
adversarial and the ghost of his father pushes Hamlet’s entire world to
Ordered to kill. Tempted to resist. Live or die.
Sydney Opera House | 5 March – 4 April
Canberra Theatre Centre | 11 April – 18 April
Arts Centre Melbourne | 25 April – 10 May