Acclaimed Hamlet Puts Audience in Swivel Chairs, March 6-11 in VA

News   Acclaimed Hamlet Puts Audience in Swivel Chairs, March 6-11 in VA
 
The Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv's Hebrew-language production of Hamlet plays Arlington, VA's Signature Theatre March 6-11 as part of the Shakespeare in Washington Festival.

This production "is presented in a unique configuration that enables the action to take place on various stages around and among the audience who are seated on revolving swivel chairs," according to Cameri notes. "The actors transform the monologues into a live dialogue with the audience, while maintaining their human, lyrical, Shakespearean depth." The Shakespeare play is translated by T. Carmi and directed by Omri Nitzan.

According to production notes, Hamlet is seldom produced in Israel — only once a decade on average.

This production of Hamlet is performed in Hebrew with screened simultaneous English translation. Hamlet plays in the MAX Theatre at Signature.

There is no performance on March 9.

For tickets or more information, contact Tickets.com or call (800) 955-5566 or visit www.signature-theatre.org.

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