Hamlet
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Treachery, sex and revenge take center stage in this energetic retelling of Shakespeare's immortal play about the afflicted Prince Hamlet and his eventual descent into madness. To live or to die, to kill or to let God above seek revenge for the ills of mankind? The house that once brought Hamlet comfort and joy now snakes itself around him reeking of betrayal and incest. There is no peace to be found where only death and deception live. Prodded to revenge by his father's ghost, and emotionally abandoned by the queen and his beloved Ophelia, the prince's return home on the heels of… More
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"The result is a focused, if at times melodramatic, take on the play's beating heart."
‑ Annlee Ellingson, Los Angeles Times
"As airless as a tomb."
‑ Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News
"A modestly inventive but curiously bloodless version of the Bard's timeless tragedy."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"Ramsay's Hamlet's madness never really overcomes the character's traditional emo temperament, and anyone who believes the play is a dry sponge isn't going to feel much wetter when the lights come back up."
‑ Chris Packham, Village Voice
"While Mr. Ramsay accomplishes some kind of a trick in streamlining the play, his trimming of corners feels more like a taking away of the center."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
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