Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools
Hamlet is played by a girl in this twisty-turny comedic interpretation of the classic Danish tale.
About 30 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
1 M | 1 W | 3 Any Gender, Expandable to 13
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"Hamlette! Mark me! Why art thou wearing so much eyeliner?"
Imagine if you will that "Hamlet" was not "Hamlet" at all, but "Hamlette" - a woman!
This play is a twisty-turny interpretation of the classic Danish tale. Why spend four hours telling the story when five actors can get the job done in thirty minutes?
Great for competitions. Elsinore has never been this funny!
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Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character - with the exception of HAMLETTE - and modify pronouns accordingly.
16th Century / Elizabethan
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Royalty fees apply to all performances whether or not admission is charged. Any performance in front of an audience (e.g. an invited dress rehearsal) is considered a performance for royalty purposes.
A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
Ideal for classwork, competitions, and more!
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