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Hamlet - Arden Performance Edition

Large Mixed Cast

William Shakespeare Price: $9.95

The young Prince Hamlet, returning from university, finds his Kingdom in disarray

With his father dead, and his uncle and mother marrying, Hamlet is confronted by an armored ghost, who, claiming to be the King, implores him to enact revenge upon the newlyweds and restore order to the realm

But Hamlet's ability to act conflicts with his will to think

And curing the rot and stabilising the kingdom will unleash a series of tragedies that threaten his entire familly


This edition of Hamlet is one of the Arden Performance Editions series from world-renowned Arden Shakespeare and aimed specifically for use in the rehearsal room

Published in association with the Shakespeare Institute, the text features easily accessible facing page notes and include:

Short definitions of words

Key textual variants

Guidance on metre and pronunciation

A larger font size for easier reading

And space for writing notes and reduced punctuation aimed at the actor rather than the reader

With editorial expertise from the worlds of theatre and academia, the series has been developed in association with actors and drama students

And the Series Editors are distinguished scholars Professor Michael Dobson and Dr Abigail Rokison-Woodall and leading Shakespearean actor, Simon Russell Beale

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