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Why Not Theatre: Prince Hamlet

Adapted and directed by Ravi Jain

Ravi Jain’s remixed, reimagined, and bilingual Prince Hamlet features a cross-cultural, gender-bent cast—challenging traditional ideas of who can tell this story. Interweaving Shakespeare’s spoken text with heightened and poetic American Sign Language, this groundbreaking production creates a visually stunning retelling for both hearing and Deaf audiences. You’ve never experienced Hamlet like this before.

Featuring Christine Horne as Hamlet (Dora Award Nomination for Outstanding Performance) and Dawn Jani Birley as Horatio (Toronto Theatre Critics Award for Best Actress in a Play), “this is no ordinary Hamlet” (Toronto Star).

This performances contains Shakespearean violence and is recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Event Details

Tryon Festival Theatre
Sa Oct 01, 2022 - 7:30pm CT
Advocate 60 / Standard 25 / SC 20 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10