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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

Hamlet (2011, Victoria Shakespeare Society)

Theater CompanyVictoria Shakespeare Society
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date2011-07-06
End Date2011-08-12
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsHamlet (performance)
Media Collections


For this performance we are looking at the psychological thriller and personal drama aspects, and at finding the action that drives the story forward. By playing Hamlet as a woman, I hope that people will re-examine the relationships she has with her father, her mother, Ophelia and all the other characters with whom she interacts. I think that these relationships are the force behind all the actions that Hamlet feels compelled to do. And despite 400 years of performance, I hope we can get people to listen and watch the story from a fresh perspective.

Victoria Shakespeare Society — Added 2011-07-30

Cast Overview

OpheliaNoelle Antonsen
HamletMelissa Blank
ClaudiusPerry Burton

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorDavid MacPherson

Company Overview

Theater Company Victoria Shakespeare Society