Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Alcott Arts Center to present Shakespeare's Hamlet this Saturday

News Release

The Alcott Arts Center is proud to present Shakespeare in the Parking Lot VI and their first Shakespearean tragedy, Hamlet. 

The first performance of the play will be this Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Alcott Arts Center Outdoor Theatre located at 180 S. 18th Street.

Set in Victorian times, the play follows Hamlet, who is reeling from the death of his father, the former king, and quick marriage of his mother, Queen Gertrude, to his uncle (now king) Claudius.

Upon seeing his father’s ghost and hearing the true story of his death, Hamlet plots revenge, while madness, chaos, and death keep the court on their toes.

Featuring Amber Finley, Chuck Smith, Coleman Crenshaw, Frank Presler, Jeff Shehan, Jen Morris, John Plunkett, Khalid Johnson, Lilyana Green, Lonita Cook, Marie Abed, Megan Baker, Sean Hill, Skylar Garcia, and Tyrell Gephardt, the play is directed by Anna Jennings and Lindsay Adams.

Tickets cost $5, along with a non-perishable food item.