Q&A: Reynaldo Piniella and Emily Lyon on their bilingual Hamlet
In this bilingual Hamlet, a Black and Latinx prince has his sense of identity fractured by the loss of his Black father.
An Ofrenda to Shakespeare’s Afterlives
The soliloquy and Hamlet - Excerpt: 'The Elizabethan Mind' by Helen Hackett
Bothered by madness: 'Hamlet' and 'The Northman'
Q&A: Allan Clayton on playing Hamlet in Brett Dean's opera
Something is rotten in the state of Gotham: Shakespeare and The Batman
Folger Finds: Photographs of Hamlet in Japan
In a recent post on the Folger’s Collation blog, assistant curator Elizabeth DeBold shared a small set of photographs, newly added to the Folger collection, that document a 1933 Japanese production of Hamlet: These five photos provide a glimpse of…
Not of an age: The history behind Ian McKellen’s Hamlet
In June, Ian McKellen will take the stage as the title character in Hamlet at the Theatre Royal Windsor. McKellen is no stranger to the role: he played Hamlet in Prospect Theatre Company’s touring production a half century ago. It…
Excerpt: 'Shakespeare and Lost Plays' by David McInnis
And so they play their parts: Double-casting Shakespeare’s plays
Order It: Hamlet's "to be or not to be" soliloquy
Losing the name of action: Hamlet reconsidered
Photograph by Lizzie Caswall Smith of Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Hamlet. Folger Shakespeare Library. During this global pandemic, when the whole world is quarantined to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Hamlet seems like a character perfectly suited to…