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Anti-Hamlet single work   drama   - 120 minutes
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Anti-Hamlet
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Hamlet is a body without organs. A privileged ingrate, a serial procrastinator, and above all: a desiring machine.

'His dad's dead, his mother wants a grandchild and, his therapist is the father of psychoanalysis. And as the monarchy teeters on the edge of destruction, a new leader has taken the stage with visions of a prosperous Denmark committed to freedom, the individual and the market. Stuck in a cycle of self-obsession and serial procrastination, will the weight of History itself be enough to make Hamlet wake up, grow and stand up?

'There's never been a better time to be a Dane.' (Production summary)

Production Details

  • Presented by: Theatre Works and New Working Group. Performed at Theatre Works St Kilda, 3-13 November 2016.

    Artistic Team

    Writer/Director: Mark Wilson

    Associate Artist: Olivia Monticciolo

    Producer: Mark Pritchard

    Cast: Marco Chiappi, Natascha Flowers, Natasha Herbert, Brian Lipson, Marcus McKenzie, Charles Purcell and Mark Wilson

    Set and Costume Design: Romanie Harper

    Lighting Design: Amelia Lever-Davidson

    Sound Design: Tom Backhaus

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Laying It on Too Thick Detracts Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 November 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Anti-Hamlet Mark Wilson , 2016 single work drama
Alas, Poor Hamlet, You Bark More Than You Bite Chris Boyd , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 7 November 2016; (p. 14)

— Review of Anti-Hamlet Mark Wilson , 2016 single work drama
Alas, Poor Hamlet, You Bark More Than You Bite Chris Boyd , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 7 November 2016; (p. 14)

— Review of Anti-Hamlet Mark Wilson , 2016 single work drama
Laying It on Too Thick Detracts Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 November 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Anti-Hamlet Mark Wilson , 2016 single work drama
Last amended 21 Feb 2017 14:17:23
Subjects:
  • Hamlet William Shakespeare , 1600 single work drama
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