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All-female HAMLET Presented by Odyssey & LAWSC, 8/30-10/27 - Broadway World

“All-female HAMLET Presented by Odyssey & LAWSC, 8/30-10/27 Broadway World Featuring a cast of 16 LAWSC favorites and talented newcomers - including producing artistic director and celebrated Shakespearean actressLisa Wolpe in the title role and...”
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'Hamlet' To Predict How 'Sons Of Anarchy' - Uproxx

'Hamlet' To Predict How 'Sons Of Anarchy' - Uproxx | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“Kurt Sutter's 'Sons of Anarchy,' is loosely based on Shakespeare's 'Hamlet.' How well do the two align?”
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Hamlet: To be or not to be?

Hamlet: To be or not to be? | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“ The award-winning British actor is set to play Shakespeare's troubled Danish prince Hamlet on the London stage in the autumn of 2014.” Questioned several years ago on what stage role he yearned to play, Cumberbatch instantly responded: ‘Hamlet, obviously.’ The actor was sipping a Grey Goose cocktail at a party held in Toronto’s Soho House following the world premiere of The Fifth Estate at the Toronto International Film Festival when he let slip to me that he was actively pursuing a return to the theatre, following his role-swapping stint at the National in Danny Boyle’s production of Frankenstein back in 2011. He wouldn’t tell me more, but after a process of elimination I hit upon Hamlet and the rumour led me, eventually, to the indefatigable producer Sonia Friedman, who confirmed that she was in ‘active discussions’ with Cumberbatch and celebrated director Lyndsey Turner. Ms Turner directed Posh at the Royal Court and the current Almeida Theatre smash Chimerica, now playing to packed houses at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Pressed further, Ms Friedman added: ‘We’re in advanced discussions with Benedict Cumberbatch about playing Hamlet, and we’re at the stage of sorting out schedules concerning him and the director Lyndsey Turner. Key to those talks is West End theatre availability, or availability of a non-traditional theatre space to present the play.’ Cumberbatch is a hot property right now, and with good reason. His ability to deliver astute, decisive performances — demonstrated in the masterpiece that is Twelve Years A Slave, which I caught at the Telluride Film Festival; and in August: Osage County and The Fifth Estate, which I saw in Toronto — may bring him awards season attention. Cumberbatch recently completed the third series of Sherlock, which BBC1 will broadcast next year. And he has just started filming The Imitation Game, in which he portrays tortured World War II computer genius Alan Turing, opposite Keira Knightley (so delightful in new movie Can A Song Save Your Life?). To be, or not to be Hamlet? There seems no question that in a year’s time Cumberbatch will be uttering the sweet prince’s famous lines on a stage somewhere in London.
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This happy breed: David Tennant and Greg Doran discuss their Shakespeare ... - The Independent

This happy breed: David Tennant and Greg Doran discuss their Shakespeare ... - The Independent | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“This happy breed: David Tennant and Greg Doran discuss their Shakespeare ... The Independent Hamlet: RSC, 2008. His was a witty and particularly hyperactive Prince of Denmark in Gregory Doran's spot-on modern-dress production.”
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RIAF: Five things to know about 'Hamlet, Prince of Grief' - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

RIAF: Five things to know about 'Hamlet, Prince of Grief' - Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“RIAF: Five things to know about 'Hamlet, Prince of Grief' Sarasota Herald-Tribune For instance, Hamlet is not limited to a specific time or geography.”
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Hamlet: A Love Story : The New Yorker

Hamlet: A Love Story : The New Yorker | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“The Oedipus complex is a misnomer. It should be called the Hamlet complex.”
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Modern take on 'Hamlet' - Houston Chronicle

Modern take on 'Hamlet' - Houston Chronicle | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“Modern take on 'Hamlet' Houston Chronicle "Hamlet and Snowden both are individuals isolated from people around them. Both are very gray characters - not hero, not villain, somewhere in between.”
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It's time to make Shakespeare dangerous

It's time to make Shakespeare dangerous | Hamlet | Scoop.it
“The banal, biscuit-box Shakespeare – all humanism and moralism – needs to be broken up and his work made subversive again, argue Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster.”
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The Legend of the Black Scorpion aka. The Banquet (2006), circa 907 AD

The Legend of the Black Scorpion aka. The Banquet (2006), circa 907 AD | Hamlet | Scoop.it
Directed by Xiaogang Feng. With Ziyi Zhang, You Ge, Daniel Wu, Xun Zhou. A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet. The Banquet, released on DVD in the United States as Legend of the Black Scorpion, is a 2006 Chinese wuxia drama film. The film was directed by Feng Xiaogang and stars Zhang Ziyi, Ge You, Daniel Wu and Zhou Xun. It is a loose adaption of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet and Henrik Ibsen's play Ghosts, featuring themes of revenge and fate. It is set in the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period in 10th century China. In 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty is in tatters; infighting snarls the imperial family. Crown Prince Wu Luan loves Little Wan, but his father takes her as his Empress. Wu Luan goes into exile, studying dance and music. His uncle murders his father, taking throne and Empress; uncle sends assassins to kill Wu Luan. The Crown Prince eludes death and comes to court. The Emperor arranges for Little Wan's coronation and dispatches Wu Luan to a distant land; he then calls for a midnight banquet on the 100th day of his rule. Poison, treachery, Wu Luan's return, and the love of the innocent Qing for Wu Luan set up the final entanglements. No Fortinbras or Horatio lay the dead to rest. Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlhgwWYO2IY Download pages: (1) http://kickass.to./usearch/the%20banquet%202006/ (2) http://kickass.to./usearch/the%20legend%20of%20the%20black%20scorpion%202006/
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