Closed 2h 15m
Henry IV (Hamlet Isn't Dead)
West Village
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Henry IV (Hamlet Isn't Dead) NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(47 Reviews)
Positive
68%
Mixed
26%
Negative
6%
Members say
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Ambitious, Clever

About the Show

Hamlet Isn't Dead presents a gender-bending take on Shakespeare's celebrated coming-of-age story about one of history's most incredible kings.

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Member Reviews (47)

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49
Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Slow, Amateurish

See it if You're a huge Shakespeare fan and want to see their version, with some interesting gender bending roles.

Don't see it if You want to see a good production. The idea was good but the acting, music and singing was bad and there was no sets or costumes at all.

79
Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Enthusiastic, Gets off to a rough start but improves

See it if You like modern interpretations of classic plays. You want to support a young, scrappy & hungry company.

Don't see it if You prefer more traditional interpretations of classic plays. You don't want to be up close to the staging. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

May 6th, 2017

"A striking take on the material that lends it life, vigor, and a blistering pace that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats...Not a plot point gets missed, all major character beats are left intact, and the play moves brilliantly...The overall arc of the play works, but the tonal shift between acts is jarring...These niggles aside, Hamlet Isn't Dead's 'Henry IV' is a rocking good time. The take is clear, the music is awesome, and the performances excel."
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