Shakespeare’s classic tale of revenge comes to Gloucester Stageafter two successful seasons of full-house student matinees. Responding to a need from Boston area schools to immerse students in classic literature, this performance has an adjusted schedule to impact over 2,000 middleand high school students. Hamlet’s story begins when he meets his father’s ghost, revealing that his brother, Claudius, has murdered him andtaken Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude, for his queen. Hamlet then begins his journey of revenge while struggling with self-doubt and facing challenges from all sides. Artistic Director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project Christopher V. Edwards makes his GSC directing debut with William Shakespeare’s Hamlet running October 25 through November 17 at Gloucester Stage. Public performances are limited to weekends with student matinees weekdays. Specific show dates and times available online.
This event first appeared on EssexCountyCreates.org