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Guy Masterson's (Stage Best Actor, 2001) 'brilliantly executed, side-achingly funny' (GlamAdelaide.com) new work by Richard Dormer (Stage Best Actor, 2003 - Hurricane), directed by David Calvitto (Stage Best Actor, 2002 - Horse Country). Fifty year old actor, down on luck, attempts to reverse fortunes by doing a solo play: Hamlet, uncut, all the parts! He's sold everything. His wife's left him. Failure's not an option. It's 35 minutes before curtain up and he's unravelling. To act or not to act. That is the question. A smash in Adelaide 2012. 'A resounding success! Masterson delights once again!' (FringeReview.co.uk). Unmissable! Ages 12+.
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The Half6 Aug 2012
Backstage one-man Hamlet is a cliché-ridden indulgence
In his dressing room, an ageing, embittered thesp – divorced and teetering off the wagon – prepares to play his one-man uncut Hamlet. In the half hour before the beginners are called, he unravels and implodes. Why did it have to be Hamlet? Had Richard…
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