One Act Play: Hamlet Abridged (And Possibly Improved?)

Registration Opens February 5th at 10AM!
Grades: Entering 7th-12th in the Fall of 2024
Dates: July 29th-August 2nd
Time: 12:30-4:30 PM
Performance(s): Showcase on the Final Day at 3:30 PM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Cost: $275
Director: Claire Chenoweth
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“An absolute blast of an adaptation that is very well aware of how iconic the source material is, but also just how silly it is too. With a rebellious Ophelia and some clueless Rosencrantz and Guildensterns, a healthy dose of meta humor where the genuinely hilarious is effortlessly interspersed with so many dad-joke groaners that they too become hilarious, ‘Hamlet: Abridged (and Possibly Improved?)’ would be perfect for young audiences and even those who take Shakespeare way too seriously. Read it, right now. It’ll revive your long-forgotten ambition to play a hearty game of Curtain Ghost. ”

Join us for our annual One Act Play camp, where students rehearse and perform a play in just one week! This year, students will stage a production of, Hamlet Abridged (And Possibly Improved?). Friends and family are invited to come to see the final performance at the end of the week!

Auditions will take place on Wednesday, July 24th. More information about auditions will be sent out when registration is complete.

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