Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Published by Samuel French Ltd
9 Male 2 Female
What were they doing there in Elsinore anyway?
"I don't know; we were sent for."
They are not only anti agents, but also anti sympathy, anti identification, and in fact anti persons, which is uniquely demonstrated by their having such a hard time recollecting which of them goes by what name
The Players come and go; Prince Hamlet comes through reading words, words, words; foul deeds are done; Hamlet is sent abroad, escapes death; and in turn Rosencrantz and Guildenstern find their "only exit is death"
"Very funny, very brilliant, very chilling; it has the dust of thought about it and the particles glitter excitingly in the theatrical air" ~ N.Y. Times
"A stimulating, funny, imaginative comedy" ~ N.Y. Daily News