Hamlet for Girls (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Hamlet for Girls

A swift, nicely performed, play about juggling work and relationships

Invoking the procrastinating Danish prince for this intimate drama about two couples juggling work and relationships is a neat conceit. It’s nicely performed, too, by a charismatic cast. The crosscutting between various combinations of characters, either via rapid exits and entrances or by having two scenes played out simultaneously, maintains the swift pace, although it does interrupt the narrative flow.

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Hamlet for Girls

  • 3 stars

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