Marietta New Theatre in the Square takes on William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy play, Hamlet. Set in a contemporary world Shakespeare’s Hamlet mourns both his father’s death and his mother, Queen Gertrude’s remarriage to Claudius. The ghost of Hamlet’s father appears to him and tells him that Claudius has poisoned him. Hamlet swears revenge. He kills the eavesdropping Polonius, the court chamberlain. Polonius’s son Laertes returns to Denmark to avenge his father’s death. Polonius’s daughter Ophelia loves the Prince but his behaviour drives her to madness. Ophelia dies by drowning. A duel takes place and ends with the death of Gertrude, Laertes, Claudius, and Hamlet.
When: September 29 – October 16, 2016 – 8:00pm
Where: Theatre in the Square – 11 Whitlock Ave NW, Marietta, GA 30064 ( Directions )
Tickets: starting at $25
For more information, visit http://www.theatreinthesquare.net/