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Our American Hamlet

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Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at Sorenson Center for the Arts, Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson Park MA

Mar 23 2017
Apr 02 2017
Our American Hamlet

A World Premiere

The year was 1866, less than a year after President Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. His brother Edwin Booth, one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of the nineteenth century, decided to perform Hamlet on Broadway, a role he had performed in the past to great acclaim. A huge crowd turned up for the performance – but it wasn’t clear whether they were there to see the actor perform, or to exact their revenge. Jacob Fishel, an actor with a wide-ranging career on television and on

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Sorenson Center for the Arts, Carling-Sorenson Theater

Babson College, 231 Forest Street, Babson Park, MA 02457

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