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Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth

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Members say: Clever, Intelligent, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

About the show

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project) presents a new staging of these two early works from Tom Stoppard. More…

From the show:

Three schoolboys who speak only Dogg confuse a lorry driver who speaks only English. The play’s goofy linguistic mismatches tumble into a performance of the 15-minute Hamlet. In Cahoot's "Macbeth," a hidden living-room production of the play, interrupted by a wise-cracking Inspector, parallels Macbeth's usurpation of the Scottish throne with Communist takeover in Czechoslovakia. By play’s end, Shakespeare explodes into Dogg.

July 17th, 2019
★★★★ "PTP/NYC's 13th New York season comprises a pair of productions that reflect the company's commitment to major international playwrights..."
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July 18th, 2019
"Stoppard's word fun with Shakespeare and subversion in 'DOGG'S HAMLET, CAHOOT'S MACBETH' at Potomac Theater Project"
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July 20th, 2019
"Two 40-year-old playlets are linked by an overlapping character and a made-up lingo."
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July 20th, 2019
"…this exuberant revival of Stoppard’s 1979 two one-act plays cheekily satirize the theater and political oppression. He ingeniously appropriates Shakespeare for his own ingenious purposes. The magnetic ensemble all achieve zesty characterizations in their various roles."
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