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Hamlet

Streaming April 1 - 5, 2021

An innovative adaptation of Shakespeare’s best-known play—widely regarded as the most influential literary work ever written—reimagined for modern audiences.

Join Artistic Director Braden Abraham and leading artists in the field as they dive into adaptor/director Erica Schmidt's brand-new adaptation of Hamlet together for the first time. Through Schmidt's thorough investigation of the text, the bonds of family and domestic relationships in the play will come to the forefront for audience examination and interpretation. Don't miss this unique opportunity to watch incredible actors work with an adaptor to investigate a classic play.

Meet the Artists

Erica Schmidt

Director & Adaptor

Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Actor

Taylor Schilling

Actor

Sophie Kelly-Hedrick

Actor

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Seattle Public Library

Hamlet Reading List

Librarians at SPL curated a list of media to enhance your experience of Plays in Process: Hamlet.

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We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions:
ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION
AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS
AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS
SAG-AFTRA
through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program.

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