Venice Little Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a passionate portrayal performed with a modern twist. Danish prince Hamlet discovers that his uncle Claudius murdered his father and took the throne; Hamlet’s mother has married the usurper. This action-packed interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Involving incest, murder, and intrigue, the cast delivers a first-class, forceful performance.
Vera Samuels, as Hamlet, is a gifted actress who will leave you wanting more of the Shakespearean experience.
Her delivery is powerful and riveting accompanied by a gifted cast.
This adaptation is captivating and colorful.
If you’ve never experienced Shakespeare, this should be the place to start your journey.
The Bard himself, would be applauding.
Playing Now through May 29
Hamlet: Vera Samuels
Gertrude: Kim Kollar
Claudius: Steve O’Dea
Ophelia: Alison Guerrero-Heideman
Laertes: Jeremy Guerrero-Heideman
Polonius: Candace Artim
Horatio: Zach Tudor
Francisco, Ghost, Player #1, Player King, Fortinbras, Gravedigger: Dennis Berkery
Barnardo, Guildenstern, Player Queen, Captain, Priest, Cameraman: Megan Hendrick
Marcellus, Rosencrantz,Lucianus, Interviewer, Announcer, Osric: Shannon Maloney
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