The Fifteen Minute Hamlet

by  Tom Stoppard

Short Play, Comedy  /  4m, 2f

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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The Fifteen Minute Hamlet

by  Tom Stoppard

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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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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 ...

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