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What’s Online (Alberta): Hamlet in Isolation – Thou Art Here Theatre

What’s Online (Alberta): Hamlet in Isolation – Thou Art Here Theatre

Six Hamlets. Six Computers. And You!

Thou Art Here Theatre presents the world premiere of Hamlet in Isolation playing online
May 21 to June 25, 2021.

“To be or not to be….You know the rest”

Six Hamlets on six computers for six weeks. Hamlet in Isolation is a theatre mini series exploring isolation in the one of the most isolating times in history: the Covid-19 pandemic. Six actor/director partnerships devised an original performance inspired from the most iconic monologues from Shakespeare’s greatest character. Join online each week for this digital theatrical experiment of Shakespeare during the time of plague in the 21st century. Created from the original text, adapted by three directors and performed by six Albertan artists, each playing the role of Hamlet for the first time. The rest is silence.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

  • Hamlet: Philip (Lin) Hackborn, Dayna Lea Hoffmann, Deedra Salange LaDouceur, Marguerite Lawler, Andrés Moreno, & Kiana Woo.
  • Directors: Sydney Campbell, desirée leverenz, & Andrew Ritchie.
  • Scenographer: Elise Jason
  • Stage Managers: Roxanne Côté, Lauren McCarthy, & Andrea Handal Rivera
  • Technical Director: Trent Crosby
  • Production Assistant: Kiidra Duhault
  • Digital Promotion: Tynan Boyd

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Friday, May 21 7:30pm Starring Philip (Lin) Hackborn as Hamlet
Friday, May 28 7:30pm Starring Kiana Woo as Hamlet
Friday, June 4 7:30pm Starring Marguerite Lawler as Hamlet
Friday, June 11 7:30pm Starring Deedra Salange LaDouceur as Hamlet
Friday, June 18 7:30pm Starring Dayna Lea Hoffmann as Hamlet
Friday, June 25 7:30pm Starring Andrés Moreno as Hamlet

All tickets are Pay-What-You-Will and available at: https://tickets.fringetheatre.ca/event/601:3476/

For more information please contact Andrew Ritchie at (587) 936-8907 or [email protected]

This project has been assisted by the Province of Alberta through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, its arts funding agency.