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I Hate Hamlet (2002, Utah Shakespearean Festival)

TitleI Hate Hamlet
Theater CompanyUtah Shakespearean Festival
Release LocationsUSA
Start Date2002-09
End Date2002-11
Play ConnectionsHamlet (derivative)
SettingNew York City. 1991
Media Collections


Written by Paul Rudnick, I Hate Hamlet is about a young television actor who has just been cast to play the part of Hamlet in a New York shakespeare festival. After taking up residence in a local apartment, he is visited and coached by its former resident: the ghost of legendary Shakespearean actor John Barrymore.

Utah Shakespeare Festival — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Deirdre McDaveyElisabeth Adwin
Gary Peter LeftkowitzDavid Ivers
Andrew RallyGlenn Kalison
Lillian TroyFredi Olster
John BarrymoreJoe Van Slyke
Felicia DantineMia Whang

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJ. R. Sullivan
Costume DesignerTim Dial
Scenic DesignerChristopher Pickart
Lighting DesignerBrad Nelson
Sound DesignerTodd Ross
ComposerKim Sherman
ChoreographerChad Henry
Fight DirectorChristopher Villa
Stage ManagerTerence Alexander
Voice, Speech and Dialect CoachPhilip Thompson
Hair and Make-up DesignerAmanda French

Company Overview

Theater Company Utah Shakespearean Festival

Production information courtesy of: Utah Shakespeare Festival [website]