Posts Tagged ‘hamlet’

Re-Member Me

‘Award-winning lip synch maestro and intrepid drag fabulist, Dickie Beau’ brings Re-Member Me to Contact. Re-Member Me is very much a one man play about why actors and directors do Hamlet, the role of the critic in recording that performance, and the question of what exactly do we want to be remembered for, in the… Continue Reading →

Hamlet in Castlefield

The evening is drawing in, the rain that delayed the start begins to spit again and the audience huddle under umbrellas.  In the distance the sounds of a drunken Saturday night spill out of Castlefield, a train rumbles past.  In the evocative and surreal open air setting of Castlefield’s Roman Fort, the birthplace of Manchester,… Continue Reading →

September Plays

It is fitting that the first month of this blog should feature three very different Shakespeare plays. It is also highly unusual, as Shakespeare is not normally a feature of the Manchester theatre scene. Nevertheless, all three of these shows should offer challenging, innovative theatre. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello.