Hamlet Globe to Globe

From the artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, an account of the theater's extraordinary two-year tour bringing Hamlet to every country on earth

Hamlet  Globe to Globe

Hamlet Globe to Globe

In the middle of the sprawling Zaatari refugee camp, Dominic Dromgoole watches from the makeshift wings as Hamlet delivers one of his celebrated soliloquies. Four years earlier, Dromgoole, the Artistic Director of the Globe, had come up with a wildly ambitious idea . . . to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death by taking his most famous play to every country on the planet.Over two full years, Dromgoole and the Globe players toured all seven continents performing Hamlet in sweltering deserts, grand Baltic palaces and heaving marketplaces - despite food poisoning in Mexico, the threat of ambush in Somaliland, an Ebola epidemic in West Africa and political upheaval in Ukraine.Hamlet: Globe to Globe tells the fascinating story of this unprecedented theatrical adventure in which Dromgoole shows us the world through the prism of Shakespeare's universal drama. We see what the Danish prince means to the students of Cambodia, the effect of Polonius on the citizens of the tiny African nation of Djibouti and how a sixteenth-century play can touch the lives of Syrian refugees. Shakespeare's timeless power to transcend borders, to touch the human heart, and to bring the world closer together, has rarely been demonstrated in such a bold and brilliant way.

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Hamlet, Globe to Globe
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Dominic Dromgoole
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-20 - Publisher:

In the middle of the sprawling Zaatari refugee camp, Dominic Dromgoole watches from the makeshift wings as Hamlet delivers one of his celebrated soliloquies. Four years earlier, Dromgoole, the Artistic Director of the Globe, had come up with a wildly ambitious idea . . . to mark the 400th anniversary
Hamlet Globe to Globe
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Dominic Dromgoole
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

Description: A poster advertising the ticket lottery held for the last few Globe 2 Globe performances of Hamlet. Small photographs of audiences watching a play and musicians performing are displays on the poster along with instructions on how to enter the lottery.
Shakespeare in and Out of Africa
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Jane Plastow, Martin Banham
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

A key volume for Shakespeare, African theatre and the postcolonial cultural scholars, promoting debate on the role of Western cultural icons in contemporary postcolonial cultures.
Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet. Othello. Hamlet. Macbeth. King Lear. Cymbeline. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Anthony and Cleopatra. Troilus and Cressida. Titus Andronicus Pericles
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: William Shakespeare
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1847 - Publisher:

Books about Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet. Othello. Hamlet. Macbeth. King Lear. Cymbeline. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Anthony and Cleopatra. Troilus and Cressida. Titus Andronicus Pericles
Hamlet and the Distracted Globe
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Andrew Gurr
Categories: Drama in English - Shakespeare, William - Hamlet - Critical studies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher: Scottish Academic Press

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