After Sarah Bernhardt: Frances de la Tour’s 1979 performance as Hamlet — Shakespeare & Beyond

Jonathan Croall’s new book, Performing Hamlet, gives a decade-by-decade look (starting in the 1950s) at iconic performances of one of Shakespeare’s most well-known characters. The book, published this summer by Bloomsbury in The Arden Shakespeare series, also contains the theater historian’s in-depth interviews with five distinguished actors who have played Hamlet in the 21st century: Jude…

via After Sarah Bernhardt: Frances de la Tour’s 1979 performance as Hamlet — Shakespeare & Beyond

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Female Hamlets

 

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