About the Show/Event
Information for Hamlet at Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds (Play). Written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption. Pop-Up Season
Performers Joe Alessi (Claudius), Simona Bitmate (Ophelia), Crystal Condie (Horatio), Darren Kuppan (Rosencrantz), Jo Mousley (Gertrude), Dan Parr (Laertes), Tessa Parr (Hamlet), Robert Pickavance (Ghost/Gravedigger), Sue Twist (Polonius/Vicar).
Author Shakespeare. Producer Leeds Playhouse. Director Amy Leach. Design Hayley Grindle. Lighting Hayley Grindle. Music Alexandra Faye. Sound Alexandra Faye Braithwaite. Sound Charlotte Bickley (trainee). Director Kate Waters (fight director).
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