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Based on the opening night reactions, Shakespeare’s forgotten son won’t be forgotten for much longer. Hamnet runs NOW – OCT 7. Get tickets now!  “ABSOLUTELY stunning & gorgeous.” – @TankWitch “Haunting, funny, and complex. Brilliantly performed and staged.” – @BrianJPick “It was otherworldly and so beautiful!” “It was amazing, I want to see it again.” “What a great performance, loved the video effects.” And check out the press reviews so far, too!

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When you first glance at the name Hamnet, you are met with a combination of familiarity and confusion. Perhaps it’s a typo? Living in the shadow of one of the greatest characters ever written, history struggles to bestow Hamnet—William Shakespeare’s only son—a separate identity, one distanced from the legacy of his father’s writing. In Dead Centre’s Hamnet (SEP 20 – OCT 7), this child finally has the space and time to define himself and own his…

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Live from the Dead Centre Rehearsal room: Hamnet vs. Hamnet, currently tied at 6-6. In Hamnet, a tour-de-force performance from a young actor confronts what it means—and what it costs—to be great, and how living in the shadow of that greatness can keep one in the dark. During the course of the play, a singular young performer is in complete command of the audience eliciting laughter one moment and deep reflection in the next. The…

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William Shakespeare is known around the world as a beyond-legendary poet, playwright, actor and is commonly cited as one of the greatest writers in the English language. His works have been translated into every major language and his plays are staged thousands of times every year. While his reputation precedes him, we know very little about Shakespeare’s role as a father or husband.     Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in 1582 when he was only…

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William Shakespeare was a man of many mysteries. Despite being the most well known author in history, historians know relatively little about Shakespeare’s personal life. There are strewn facts and unusual circumstances that cloud the playwright, from questioning the authorship of his plays and poems to his family life in Stratford-upon-Avon. However, we do know Shakespeare had one son. His name was Hamnet. Hamnet Shakespeare was born in the early months of 1585 to William…

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