Teatr Współezesny w Szezecinie The Tempest Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival
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The Tempest

There is no great storm at the beginning of Anna Augustynowicz’s production of The Tempest for Polish company Teatr Współezesny w Szezecinie. Inst...
HamletMachine by Tmuna Theatre, Israel at Gdański Teatr Szekspirowski
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HamletMachine

We wanted to do Müller’s play, explains Gil Alon (in Hebrew), before slipping into the role of Hamlet, “but Shakespeare’s wouldn’t let us go...
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Teatr Bałtycki Dom
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a play about lovers and fairies. We get swept up in its romance, its magic, and the madcap subplot in which Bottom is t...
Julius Caesar: Spared Parts by Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio
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Julius Caesar. Spared Parts

When it was first staged in 1997, Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio’s Julius Caesar. Spared Parts was celebrated as a radical take on one of Shakespeare’...
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Macbeth

In this stripped-back, deeply psychological production of Macbeth, the stage is dark and hung with criss-crossing trapeze wires – a questionable mov...
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King Lear

Jan Klata’s adaptation of King Lear is a memorable one. The director transports Shakespeare’s drama to the Vatican, where Lear is the Pope and his...
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The Tempest

Krzysztof Garbaczewski’s adaptation of The Tempest is daring: it questions what is the best way to perform Shakespeare, and challenges sexual and ge...
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Julius Caesar

Sturua’s Julius Caesar sees the action of the play transferred from Ancient Rome to gangster-era America, with the senators dressed in suits and fed...
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Hamlet: Who’s There?

Hamlet is usually considered to be Shakespeare’s longest play, with the full text taking about five hours to perform. It’s not unusual, then, for ...
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Tamási Áron Theatre – Hamlet

This production has an extremely promising opening: in total darkness, two skull-shaped lanterns converse in gravelly, ghostly voices, using the grave...