Mike 8078

Brooklyn

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Reviews (4)
95
Exquisite, Clever, Great staging
April 7th, 2019

See it if You like thust staging, prefer theatre performed without a 4th wall; like a relaxed, intimate environment where the actors might talk to you

Don't see it if You want classical theatre to be proscenium style, without creative liberties taken.

Also The actors playing Hamlet and Ophelia (one male and female) swap roles... Read more Read less

98
Great staging, Absorbing, Refreshing, Resonant, Great acting
December 6th, 2018

See it if You want to see accessible Shakespeare that maintains its complexity, but removes elements that don’t resonate. If you like refreshing takes

Don't see it if You don’t want to see any genderbending, you hate music integrated into performance, you must have psychological realism.

97
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great staging
July 22nd, 2018

See it if you like to have a fun, memorable experience; you want to see an adaptation that is very clear in its presentation of the story and theme.

Don't see it if you prefer 4th-wall-intact Shakespeare. You are very strict about what you expect from a Shakespeare play. You don't like live music.

Also The actors perform close to the audience and this increases the intima... Read more Read less

94
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Hilarious
March 19th, 2018

See it if you like to have a great night out; you like to see Shakespeare staged in a way that makes it relevant and entertaining to a modern audience

Don't see it if you only prefer 4th wall intact Shakespeare; you don't like to have fun!

Also The pacing was fantastic, the text kept moving while still being under... Read more Read less