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In reply to your question earlier, no. They merely had five Hamlets and cut out so many scenes I didn't know which was Hamlet, at which time and what was happening.
Also four of Hamlet were females. That made it slightly opaque...
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/27/2008 06:35AM by BibwitHart.
'Hamlet in a nutshell' ....... my mind has conjured up an image of a verbal Klein bottle wherein Hamlet contains the phrase that '....I could be contained in a nutshell and still think myself a king of infinite space....' (from memory - allow for entropic degradation) and that nut shell then contains all of the play 'Hamlet, Prince of Denmark'.
Now a good conspiracy theorist should be able to come up with some tale that Shakespeare was an alien and his plays are really guides for visiting aliens to familiarise themselves with earth as it was in order to enslave us. They probably have come, takes a good look, and decided it wasn't worth the trouble, reaching this decision about midway through Julius Caesar - hence 'ved, vidi, forget it'
It also predicts, if read properly, that Elvis would appear and lead the multitudes and at the critical moment, would disappear and create a new mass movement (apart from Elvis himself) which would grow and the true believers would live forever and rock on in whatever afterlife they chose.
Please add to this if I omitted anything relevant.
Once upon a time, I worked a leading Pizza Chain, and I can assure you that we were very careful to avoid touching ready to eat food with our bare hands. All very nice and hygenic, but the tables (lid supports) were fair game for bare hands. Just like all those people that take your money in their gloved hand, and then you back to making sandwiches with that hand.
We use those little War of the Worlds tri-legged things up side down. They make very handy Taco shell holders and it allows you to fill them up and reach for the next ingredient without the taco falling over and all the contents falling out.
We still have about a dozen saved from ten years ago when they were more readily available.
apologies if this is the wrong place or its already been listed. Here is a showing of hamlet at my local theatre:
September 22nd 2009 - September 26th 2009
Directed by Tim Carroll (Shakespeare’s Globe & RSC).
This version of Hamlet will be entirely determined by the audience! Moments before the beginning, the audience chooses which actor plays which part. The only props used in the performance are the objects the audience has brought along with them.
ALL AUDIENCE MEMBERS SHOULD BRING AN OBJECT OF THEIR CHOOSING TO BE INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION. (We don’t know what will happen so take no responsibility for damaged props!)
Time: 7.30pm (2.00pm on Thu 24)
Performance Location: Main Stage
Tickets: £10 - £15, Students & u25s £5, concessions available, FREE to holders of YTR Free Pass