Screening of Shakespeare's acclaimed production from the National Theatre in London. Features behind-the-scenes footage and cast interviews.
When: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Music Academy of the West, Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd., Santa Barbara
Cost: $10 - $18
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Film Screening
Encore screening Dec. 14, 7:30 PM. Shakespeare’s Hamlet is regarded as one of the most renowned and illustrious plays in the English canon. This acclaimed production from the National Theatre in London is directed by artistic director Nicholas Hytner and features Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear in the title role, David Calder as Polonius, Clare Higgins as Gertrude, Patrick Malahide as Claudius and Ruth Negga as Ophelia. Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, sees his father’s ghost. Tormented with loathing and consumed by grief, he must avenge his father's murder. What he cannot foresee is the destruction that ensues. (180 min., one intermission)
Event posted Nov. 9, 2010
Last updated Dec. 13, 2010