Marc Kudisch, Lisa Emery, Robert David Grant, Felicity Jones and More Will Join Paul Giamatti in Yale Repertory's Hamlet
By Andrew Gans
Complete casting has been announced for the Yale Repertory Theatre production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, which will play the University Theatre March 15-April 13. Opening night is March 21 at 7:30 PM.
Directed by James Bundy, the production will star the previously announced Paul Giamatti in the title role.
The cast also includes Mamoudou Athie, Gerry Bamman, Chris Bannow, Jarlath Conroy, Austin Durant, Lisa Emery, Robert David Grant, Felicity Jones, Patrick Kerr, Marc Kudisch, Erik Lochtefeld, Michael Manuel, Brooke Parks, Paul Pryce, Tommy Schrider, Mickey Theis, Charlie Tirrell, Nicholas Tucci, Harriet Weaver and Remsen Welsh.
The musicians comprise Michael Compitello, Brian Ellingsen, Christopher Scanlon, Bill Solomon and Maura Valenti.
The upcoming production will also feature original music composed by Sarah Pickett, set design by Meredith B. Ries, costumes by Jayoung Yoon, lighting by Stephen Strawbridge, sound by Keri Klick, fight direction by Rick Sordelet, vocal coaching by Grace Zandarski, movement coaching by Erica Fae, dramaturgy by Dana Tanner-Kennedy and stage management by Geoff Boronda.
"Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti returns to the Yale Rep stage as the Prince of Denmark in Hamlet, Shakespeare’s harrowing tragedy of corruption, betrayal, and madness," according to press notes. "Haunted by a ghostly revelation that his father, the King, was murdered, Hamlet puts into motion a vengeful plan that will have devastating consequences for his family and the kingdom."
This production is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Tickets range from $20-96 and are available online at www.yalerep.org, by phone at (203) 432-1234, and in person at the Yale Rep Box Office (1120 Chapel Street). Student, senior and group rates are also available.
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