Spring Touring Production

By William Shakespeare | Directed by Devin Brain

This haunting tragedy begs the devastating question: 

Where should a young man turn when his father is killed, his mother remarries, and the life he knew has been taken from him? At its heart, HAMLET is a play about young men and women struggling with loss, death, and the inescapable feeling that they don’t fit into the world around them. Offering middle and high school audiences the opportunity to see themselves reflected in Shakespeare’s brooding language, our 90-minute production brings an intimacy and immediacy to students’ experience of Prince Hamlet’s iconic story of murder and madness. Followed by a talk-back with the actors. Study guide included.

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Great For: Grades 6+

Price: $2,000 per show

Availability: March 19 - May 4, 2018 (possible extension May 7 - 11)

Duration: 1.5 Hours

Contact: Nora Wilcox, Associate Director of Education at (845) 809-5750 x13 or nora@hvshakespeare.org

More Info: View our 2017-2018 Education Brochure

Please note: bookings will not be available during the week of Spring Break (April 2-6).


As part of our HVSF On The Road series, our Spring Touring Production will stop at venues throughout the region for public, ticketed performances. Stay tuned for dates and details!


Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s production of HAMLET is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.