August 10-12, 2015 | 7:00pm
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Hamlet is the story of a young prince faced with a truth he finds intolerable: he learns that his uncle/new step-father is the one responsible for his father’s recent death, and what’s perhaps worse, this smiling murderer is now King. How do we face the intolerable? What do we do when hypocrisy and injustice seem to surround us? How do we know what’s true and do what’s right in a world where appearances are all that matter?
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View photographs from 2014’s Love’s Labour’s Lost
What is Breakdancing Shakespeare?
Begun in 2006, in conjunction with the Greater Hartford Arts Council Neighborhood Studios program, Breakdancing Shakespeare casts approximately twenty teenagers from Hartford and the surrounding area for a six-week long summer apprenticeship that culminates in the performance of a classic Shakespearean play with a modern hip-hop twist.
- 2014: Love’s Labour’s Lost
- 2013: Two Gentlemen of Verona
- 2012: Much Ado About Nothing
- 2011: The Tempest
- 2010: Macbeth
- 2009: The Comedy of Errors
- 2008: Antony & Cleopatra
- 2007: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- 2006: Romeo & Juliet