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The Fifteen Minute Hamlet - Short Play, Comedy

The Fifteen Minute Hamlet

Tom Stoppard

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Short Play, Comedy

4m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573025068

Following his success with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, the author continues his association with Hamlet by taking the most famous and best loved lines from Shakespeare's play and condensing them into a hilarious thirteen minute version. This miraculous feat is followed by an enco…

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Comedy

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Following his success with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, the author continues his association with Hamlet by taking the most famous and best loved lines from Shakespeare's play and condensing them into a hilarious thirteen minute version. This miraculous feat is followed by an encore - a two minute version! The multitude of characters is played by six actors with hectic doubling, and the action takes place at an abridged Elsinore Castle.
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4m, 2f

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Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard’s most recent play, The Hard Problem, opened at the National Theatre in 2015. He wrote his first play, Enter a Free Man, whilst working as a journalist in Bristol. His plays include Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, Jumpers, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (a play for actors and orchestra written with André Previn), Night and ... view full profile

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marie doAmaral 3/2/2017 10:49 AM
Great physical theatre piece
Robin MacLachlan 10/9/2013 11:18 AM
I have loved the show, just needed a new copy because I use it in class as an introduction to a unit on Shakespeare.  It allows the student to get a taste before we delve into his poetry and plays.

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