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RELEASES

California Shakespeare Theater extends Hamlet for one week
Cal Shakes Ends Season With Haunting HAMLET, Directed by Liesl Tommy, Sep 19-Oct 14


PHOTOS

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Julie Eccles as Gertrude and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Mia Tagano as Ensemble, Danny Scheie as Osric, Jessica Kitchens as Ensemble, Julie Eccles as Gertrude, and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet and Joseph Salazar as Marcellus in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Jessica Kitchens as Rosencrantz, LeRoy McClain as Hamlet, and Brian Rivera as Guilderstern in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Zainab Jah as Ophelia and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Zainab Jah as Ophelia and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Zainab Jah as Ophelia and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Zainab Jah as Ophelia and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Zainab Jah as Ophelia in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Julie Eccles as Gertrude and Zainab Jah as Ophelia in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Zainab Jah as Ophelia in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

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Mia Tagano as the Player Queen, Danny Scheie as the Player King, and the cast of HAMLET in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet and Adrian Roberts as Claudius in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Julie Eccles as Gertrude and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Mia Tagano as Doctor, Zainab Jah as Ophelia, Nick Gabriel (on riser) as Horatio, and Adrian Roberts as Claudius in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Julie Eccles as Gertrude and Adrian Roberts as Claudius in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Julie Eccles as Gertrude, Adrian Roberts as Claudius, Joseph Salazar as Marcellus, and Nicholas Pelczar as Laertes in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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The cast of HAMLET in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Nick Gabriel as Horatio and Zainab Jah as Ophelia in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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(in foreground) Julie Eccles as Gertrude and LeRoy McClain as Hamlet; (in background) Adrian Roberts as Claudius, and Jessica Kitchens and Mia Tagano as members of the court in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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(in foreground) LeRoy McClain as Hamlet; (in background) Adrian Roberts as Claudius, Julie Eccles as Gertrude, and Jessica Kitchens as a member of the court in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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The cast of HAMLET in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Julie Eccles as Gertrude and Adrian Roberts as Claudius in California Shakespeare Theater's production of HAMLET, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

 

 

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet, Julie Eccles as Gertrude, and Adrian Roberts as Claudius in Cal Shakes’ production of Hamlet, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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LeRoy McClain as Hamlet in Cal Shakes’ production of Hamlet, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.

Hamlet Cal Shakes

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Pictured, left to right: Zainab Jah as Ophelia, Dan Hiatt as Polonius, LeRoy McClain as Hamlet, Julie Eccles as Gertrude, Adrian Roberts as Claudius, and Nick Gabriel as Horatio in Cal Shakes’ production of Hamlet, directed by Liesl Tommy; photo by Kevin Berne.



VIDEO & AUDIO

Listen to a podcast of a pre-performance Hamlet Grove Talk, presented by Resident Dramaturg Philippa Kelly. Podcast produced by Will McCandless.



COVERAGE

“A bold, inventive Hamlet…it deserves to be widely seen and savored.”

San Francisco Chronicle

 
“Actor LeRoy McClain is the vital, eloquent center of Liesl Tommy's gripping new production.”
—SF Examiner

 
“A production that truly blows the dust off a classic and makes it new and wonderful.
You should go.”
—Examiner.com

“…reinvents the masterpiece for a new generation. From start to finish, Tommy forces the theatergoer to rethink our assumptions about the play.—Contra Costa Times



PRESS KITS
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