Whimsy

A Review of the New Hamlet, Seen this Recent Afternoon

Abroad yesterday afternoon south of the river to the theatre - finally hearing the new play from the Lord Chamberlain's Men. I confess I'd been dubious in advance, the revenge tragedy has been rather done to death in recent years. And even this particular story has been staged in recent memory following the script of none other than Thomas Kyd, so a re-working of Hamlet seemed to offer nothing new.

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