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Theatre: October 2012 Archives

Hamlet, a man for our times

persephone productions.jpgIn one French theatre in Montreal, they're doing a production called "Hamlet is dead" (Hamlet est mort). But the prince of Denmark is alive and well, in English, in a new staging by Persephone Productions.

The company is performing Shakespeare's Hamlet with a cast and crew of twenty-something actors, set and lighting designers.

Gabrielle Soskin directs the play. She's also the founder and artistic director of Persephone Productions, which supports emerging talent.  Christopher Moore plays the introspective lead.

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