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

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

Alienating the Audience

I was reading this article by Robert E. Wood called “Space and Scrutiny in ‘Hamlet.’” Something that jumped out at me was how Shakespeare alienated the English audience, in a … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 12 Comments

More on Catholicism in Hamlet

After doing some more thorough research, I have found several articles on Christianity in “Hamlet.” I haven’t read all the way through each of these articles yet, but I’m so … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shakespeare Uncovered: Hamlet with David Tennant

PBS made a fantastic documentary all about Hamlet narrated by David Tennant. The video addresses a broad spectrum of ideas and questions pertaining to “Hamlet” from the way the story … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Suicide in Elizabethan England

Hamlet’ s “to be or not to be” speech is probably the most famous monologue in theatrical history and by now perhaps it is easy to take for granted that … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 15 Comments

Ophelia’s Flowers

You know that scene when Ophelia loses it and shows up to Elsinore Castle looking like a hot mess with an armful of weeds? Yes, this one. Yeah, it turns … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

Hamlet and Catholicism

I was watching the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2009 production of “Hamlet” starring David Tennant and something that struck me was the references to Catholicism in the script. The ghost of … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

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