Hamlet Dramaturgy

Informing Bethany Lutheran College's Spring 2013 Production. Shows at: April 19, 20, 26, 27 at 7:30pm and April 21 at 2pm

Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!

Today is the 449th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth! Coincidentally it is also the 397th anniversary of his death! In celebration of both events, here are a few fun facts … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Free Press Article

Tanner Kent wrote a pretty sweet article on the production for Mankato’s Free Press. To check it out, click the picture! To those of you that have seen the show … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

Styling a Production: The Industrialization of Hamlet

Almost every theatre production you go to any more has been modernized or had some outside concept applied to it. The same is true of our production of Hamlet. Some of … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hamlet Trailer

You want to see this show. Lydia Grabau, Dramaturg

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

From Lighting Land: Designer Series

“I was once running a show, in the second act there were 45 minutes between light cues. In the running of the show I may have brought a blanket and … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fat Beats with Benji: Designer Series

This is not the first time Benji Inniger has designed Hamlet. “It’s the first major repeat, including one I was writing music for. I didn’t want to cut and paste anything. … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

From the Costume Dungeon: Designer Series

Emily Kimball graduated from Bethany with a “fresh theatre degree burning a hole in her pocket” in May 2010. Her journey away from Bethany and back is an interesting one … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Michael Lilienthal on “Words”

Hey guys, I asked Michael awhile ago about writing about a theory he has on words. This is what he gave me and let me tell you, it’s some pretty … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Pete’s Process: Designer Series

On a clear day in March I sat down with Peter Bloedel, director and scenic designer of our production of “Hamlet” to discuss his role in the show. Beginnings Pete … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Royal Shakespeare Company Does Hamlet

The Royal Shakespeare Company has done Hamlet  many times, as you can imagine. I found this site that goes over every production the company has done of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy. Each … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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