Tix for Jude Law Hamlet Go On Sale July 18

News   Tix for Jude Law Hamlet Go On Sale July 18
Tickets for the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of Hamlet, which arrives on Broadway at the Broadhurst Sept. 12 with Jude Law in the title role, go on sale to general public July 18 at 12:01 AM.

Interested theatregoers may purchase tickets, priced $25-$116.50, by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting www.telecharge.com. More than 100 tickets priced at $25 will also be available at every performance.

Hamlet will conclude its sold-out run at London's Wyndham's Theatre Aug. 22. It then travels to Kronberg Castle, Elsinore, for a sold-out run Aug. 25-30.

The limited run of Hamlet will officially open on Broadway Oct. 6. Law will be joined onstage by the Donmar Theatre company of actors from London and Elsinore. Complete casting for the New York run will be announced at a later time.

Michael Grandage directs.

"In Shakespeare's definitive tragedy," press notes state, "the King of Denmark is dead. Consumed with grief, Prince Hamlet (Jude Law) determines to avenge his father's death with devastating consequences for his family and the kingdom." The production is designed by Christopher Oram with lighting design by Neil Austin. Composer and sound designer is Adam Cork.

The New York run will mark Law's first time on the Broadway stage since his Tony-nominated debut in 1995 in Indiscretions. Law, who last appeared on the London stage in the Young Vic's productions of Dr. Faustus and 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, is best known for his film roles in "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Road to Perdition," "Wilde," "Sherlock Holmes," "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus," "The Repossession Mambo," "Sleuth," "My Blueberry Nights," "The Holiday," "Closer," "Alfie," "The Aviator" and "Cold Mountain".

Michael Grandage is artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse. He made his Broadway debut with the Tony Award-winning Frost/Nixon.

Previous Donmar Warehouse shows in New York include the Tony Award-winning productions of Cabaret, Take Me Out, The Real Thing, Frost/Nixon and Mary Stuart; the latter is currently playing the Broadhurst.

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