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HAMLET (An Experience)

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Doors open 6.30 pm, play starts at 7.30, refreshements and drinks available


Reinventing shakespearean performance with this immersive, award-winning new Hamlet

After inaugurating Draper Hall first season in 2016 with their award-winning Richard III (A One Woman Show), Brite Theater are once again reinventing Shakespearean performance with their new adaptation of Hamlet directed by Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir.

Emily Carding plays Hamlet and you, the audience, are the players arriving at Elsinore. Hamlet needs your help to take on the roles of his friends and family and resolve the great questions of life. Journey through the play together and become immersed in the story like never before. Hamlet has the questions. Do you have the answers?

Nominated for several awards at Prague and Edinburgh Fringe, Hamlet (an experience) was one of the winners of the Fringe Encore Series and had a successful run at the Soho Playhouse off-Broadway in November 2018.

Sigfusdottir’s adaptation and Carding’s sensitive interpretation provide a shortcut to the empathy that many Hamlets crave but seldom achieve.” The Stage

“Encounter Shakespeare's most iconic story from the inside” Fringe Guru

“It’s an extraordinary feat, a tour de force. Shakespeare doesn’t get more up close and personal than this” UK Theatre Network

Theatre @DraperHall is curated by its Artistic Director Stefania Bochicchio, CEO of Infallible Productions, member of the EdFringe society and UK co-director of the ITI (International Theatre Institute), the largest arts organisation in the world.

ITI was created on the initiative of the first UNESCO Director General, Sir Julian Huxley, and the playwright and novelist, JB Priestly in 1948, just after the Second World War, and at the beginning of the Cold War, when the Iron Curtain divided the East and the West. Its aim is to promote communication and understanding between people though the practice and performance of the Arts

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HAMLET (An Experience)