Something's Rotten in the State of Denmark

Something's Rotten in the State of Denmark $8.99

Joseph Wallace From Shakespeare

Published by Samuel French Inc

5 Female

Based on Hamlet by William Shakespeare (albeit loosely)

The Bard's most famous work is converted into a farce so hysterical, you'll never read the classic the same way again

At the dress rehearsal for Hamlet, young Tom is utterly exhausted from playing the title character

He closes his eyes for just a minute and opens the audiences' to a version of the Bard's masterpiece never before imagined

Uncle/Father Claudius can't seem to remember anyone's name and Hamlet's dead-but-biological father exhibits multiple personalities reminiscent of other famous literary phantoms

From the mysterious council of rabbits (or "rabbi") to Hamlet covering up Polonius' death with ventriloquism, this comedy is sure to be a hit with the whole family!

Also, because Wallace stays so close to the original plot, this play makes an excellent teaching vehicle as well as an unforgettable evening of theatre

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