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Hamnet

Hamnet is the story of William Shakespeare’s only son, but with a multimedia twist. Lauded as “an extraordinary production of grief, fatherhood, and the shadow of those we love and miss,” (The Theatre Mirror) and “a cleverly profound piece…manages to be timeless,” (South Shore Critic), Hamnet is captivating Boston audiences and bringing us into a world that was otherwise unknown. With all the excitement surrounding this production, we’re hearing audiences wondering out loud, who are the brains…

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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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Making a space for myself in the world of theater, and building a sustained career in it, was an all-consuming effort that lasted the better part of 20 years. I couldn’t afford graduate school or to gain experience via low pay, or unpaid, internships. I had day jobs and side hustles, paying my bills with jobs bartending and data management consulting. I didn’t have a steady paycheck in the theater until I was 40. I…

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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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