Hamlet

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Sport for Jove

Hamlet

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 03 May - 04 May 2013

By William Shakespeare

Theatre critics are raving about this gripping, thrilling and contemporary version of Shakespeare’s classic tale of power, politics, madness and corruption.

In a world of accidental judgements and casual slaughters, where everyone dies but no-one is permitted to grieve, a young man speaks for us all by daring to speak for himself.

Director Damien Ryan brings his 15 years of intensive experience with this great story to an inspiring and passionate production, described by Sydney critics as one of the finest visions of Hamlet in recent times. With Lindsay Farris’ extraordinary performance at its heart, this production explores loyalty and faithlessness, madness and freedom, and the debts children owe to their parents.

Riverside is proud to bring you this clear, insightful and imaginative piece of classic theatre that brings great integrity to the text and the characters.

“Sport for Jove’s Hamlet is the best I have ever seen. Do not miss it for any reason whatsoever. The most electrifying, memorable, sustained and intelligent realisation of the tragic Prince of Denmark I’ve ever seen. A remarkable achievement.” – Stage Noise

“A fabulous, fast-paced production that is fresh and vibrant – it is almost as if we have never seen this classic play before.” – Arts Hub Review

DIRECTOR: Damien Ryan
STARRING: Lindsay Farris, Takaya Honda, Danielle King, James Lugton, Christopher Stalley, Christopher Tomkinson, John Turnbull, Eloise Winestock

Dates & Times:
7:30pm, Friday 3 May 2013
2:30pm, Saturday 4 May 2013
7:30pm, Saturday 4 May 2013

Tickets:
Adult $32, Conc. $27, F/T Student $22, Youth 30&U $22*
SIDEKICKS GET $5 OFF

*Transaction fees apply


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Duration

110 minutes (No interval)

Ticket Prices

Adult $32
Concession $27
F/T Student $22
Youth 30&U $22

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30