In this solo work, lip sync maestro and intrepid drag fabulist Dickie Beau channels audio recordings of great historical performances of theater's most famous role. Part of the Public Theater's Under the Radar festival. More…
When Beau realized that he might never play Shakespeare’s tragic prince, he decided to turn himself into a human Hamlet mix-tape. Humorous and haunting, 'Re-Member Me' is part documentary theatre, part 21st-century séance adventure through cultural landscapes and a contemporary ghost story. In an ode to the impermanence of personhood and posterity, Beau chronicles the remarkable story behind the greatest Hamlet almost never seen.
See it if theatrical history and imaginative productions appeal. Less about Hamlet, more about famous actors who played him. One astounding monolog.
Don't see it if avant garde work is not for you. It is a one man show where the actor spends his time arranging props. Plot takes a long time to appear.
See it if you love Hamlet, you love Dickie Beau, you love projection, or you love lip-syncing, no matter the style
Don't see it if you want something with a concrete plot - though if that's true, you might as well avoid UTR altogether
See it if you like one-person shows and modern recorded music and ambitious avant garde showmanship with Hamlet references.
Don't see it if You want more traditional theater. If you don't like modern performance art style one-person shows this would not be for you.