The Hamlet Session



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The Hamlet Session combines outstanding performances, engaging analysis, humour and audience interaction. This show has the primary goal of aiding learners in their Leaving Cert examination. The Hamlet Session was our very first Session shows back in 2010. Come and see what the fuss is about!


Topics and themes analyzed in this Session: Hamlet’s Main Source; Revenge tragedy genre; Hamlet’s frame of mind at play’s beginning; Hamlet’s Universality, Hamlet’s Age, Appearance vs. Reality; Poetic Language; Action or Inaction; The Role of Women in the play; Death/Mortality; Madness; Corruption; The Character of Hamlet.


Hamlet Quotes Fixed


****: Aimed at school audiences, well edited and presented in an accessible style, giving the young audience plenty to think about.” – Irish Examiner


Adaptation and Direction by: Peadar Donohoe

Cast: Angela Newman, Luke Barry, Marcus Bale

Sound Designer: Paula McGlinchey

Film: Luke Barry

Props Design and Construction: Davy Dummigan

Costumes: Mary Newman