I Hate Hamlet
Directed by Gary Craig Schoenfeld
October 21 to November 6, 2016
The 2nd production of the 2016-2017 Season
Written by: Paul Rudnick
A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there’s one problem: He hates Hamlet. His dilemma deepens with the entrance of John Barrymore’s ghost, who arrives intoxicated and in full costume to the apartment that once was his. The contrast between the two actors, the towering, dissipated Barrymore whose Hamlet was the greatest of his time, and Andrew Rally, hot young television star, leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, the apartment.
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- Ghost, gags, greatness in Spindrift’s ‘I Hate Hamlet’ by Jean Bartlett, Features Correspondent for the Pacifica Tribune