Photo Call: Hamlet Like You've Never Seen It! Peter Sarsgaard Stars in Classic Stage's New Modern-Dress Staging

News   Photo Call: Hamlet Like You've Never Seen It! Peter Sarsgaard Stars in Classic Stage's New Modern-Dress Staging
 
The Classic Stage Company's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring Peter Sarsgaard, officially opens April 15 following performances that began March 27. 

Sarsgaard (Uncle Vanya, "Blue Jasmine") stars in the title role. Penelope Allen (Richard III, A Streetcar Named Desire) plays his mother Gertrude with Harris Yulin (Frank's Home, Death of a Salesman) as King Claudius.

Lisa Joyce (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, La Bete) plays Hamlet's love interest Ophelia, Glenn Fitzgerald (Ivanov, The Importance of Being Earnest) plays her brother Laertes, and their father, Polonius, is played by Tony Award  winner Stephen Spinella (Angels in America, A View From the Bridge).

Austin Jones (Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, "Boardwalk Empire") plays Hamlet's friend Horatio. Jim Broaddus (Saint Joan, Tartuffe) plays Player King/others, Scott Parkinson (The Coast of Utopia, Our Town) plays Rosencrantz/others and Daniel Morgan Shelley (Othello, King Lear) is Guildenstern/others.

For more information, please visit classicstage.org.

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