In honor of the debut of FALLING FOR HAMLET by our own Michelle Ray, we here at EMU’s Debuts invited William Shakespeare to be a guest blogger today. Unfortunately, he had other commitments, but he did send this video:
If parts of that didn’t make sense, it may help to study up on your sixteenth-century vocabulary.
FALLING FOR HAMLET is a modern retelling of Hamlet. If you’re not familiar with the story, you can get up to speed in just sixty seconds. Go ahead; we’ll wait.
Have you ever wondered what Hamlet would be like if retold by cats? Could we resist presenting something with the name of Cat Head Theatre?
Interested in another literary interpretation? Perhaps Green Eggs and Hamlet will fit the bill.
Some of us may not be as familiar with Shakespeare as Michelle. If that’s the case, this map may help.
And finally, we’ve been talking a lot about Shakespeare this week. It only seems fair that we let him get the last word: