HAMLET IN THE PARK

SATURDAY 2 NOV 2019
Location:
Gasometer

The Gasometer at Gasworks Plaza becomes our outdoor theatre, alive with the ambience of surrounding restaurants and cafes. Come early for pre-performance food, live music and swordplay! Bring thine own rug or chair for comfort.


4pm RENAISSANCE HARP
Hear the heavenly sounds of harp as Nicole Tate performs music of Shakespeare’s time, and music inspired by his plays.


4.45pm ​SWORDPLAY
En garde! Agente! Watch authentic Shakespearean swordplay by Prima Spada and learn about the skills and weaponry used in historical fencing.


5.30pm HAMLET 
Directed by TAMA MATHESON 
and TABATHA MCFADYEN
Experience Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy about the Danish prince who vows to avenge his father’s murder. This production will feature  TAMA MATHESON (director with Opera Australia) as Hamlet, EUGENE GILFEDDER (multi Matilda Award winner) as King Claudius, LAURA KENEALLY (TV actor) as Queen Gertrude, ELLEN BAILEY (Storm Boy | Queensland Theatre) as Ophelia, plus a supporting cast of Brisbane’s finest Shakespeare actors.