A site specific Steampunk re-imagining of Hamlet at The Star & Shadow Cinema (Newcastle).
Experience the madness of Hamlet’s world in an innovative, fast-paced version of Shakespeare’s infamous tragedy. See The Star & Shadow Cinema transformed into the court of Elsinore, conjuring dreamlike and nightmarish landscapes.
Hamlet encompasses sexual obsession, violence, frantic humour and paranoia.
“A true gem of the North East theatre scene. Outstanding“
“Newcastle-based theatre company deliver an unforgettable reimagining of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, performed by an exceptionally talented cast.” The Courier
“Shakespeare in the wonderfully cool, Star and Shadow cinema, was a blast, I recommend thoroughly”
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A selection of production shots from our re-imagining of Hamlet, which premiered at the Star & Shadow Cinema (Newcastle) in 2011. On entering the Cinema, audiences were invited to have their photo taken; you can view these photos here.
Louise de Froment
Developed at The Star & Shadow Cinema and produced by The Six Twenty in 2011 (formally known as Bubble & Squeek).
Photography © Emily Meritt for
The Six Twenty