Tag Archives: Hamlet

David Schalkwyk: ‘Unpacking the heart: Interiority, Theatricality and Love in Hamlet’, Oct 26

On Thursday Oct 26, Kingston Shakespeare is happy to host David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary), who is giving a talk entitled ‘Unpacking the heart: Interiority, Theatricality and Love in Hamlet‘. The paper approaches the problem of interiority in Hamlet by asking why it … Continue reading

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Michael Bogdanov: ‘The Readiness is All: Existential Shakespeare’

[This paper was given on October 24, 2013 as part of the series on Shakespeare and Philosophy] The Readiness Is All Good evening. For the purposes of this lecture,  I am going to concern myself with six plays – Hamlet, … Continue reading

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Per Sivefors:’Come, for England’: Politics, Cultural Exchange and the First Swedish Hamlet (1787), Feb 23

We are happy to welcome back our good friend Per Sivefors (Linnæus University) to share his work on Swedish Shakespeare under Gustavus III in the 18th century. His talk is entitled “‘Come, for England’: Politics, Cultural Exchange and the First Swedish … Continue reading

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‘Hamlet’ at Trafalgar Studios, Dec 6-31, 2016

The fantastic Flute Theatre are joining forces with the English Touring Theatre in a great production of Hamlet and will make a brief stay at the Trafalgar Studios in December. A really engaging adaptation of the Danish play! You can watch/listen to … Continue reading

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CFP: Constitutions of Hamlet, Dec 16, Split, Croatia

On the success of the Weird Shakespeare conference, our friends at Split are organising a conference entitled Constitutions of Hamlet with Andreas Höfele and our own Ken McMullen as plenaries. CFPs are due by Nov 20: see more below! Tragedy and … Continue reading

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Exhibition: HamletScenen – Shakespeare Performing Arts at Hamlet’s Castle since 1816, Aug 5-9

King’s College will host an extraordinary exhibition by HamletScenen, the artistic institution at Kronborg Castle (the castle where most of Hamlet takes place) that upholds the Shakespearean theatrical tradition at Helsingør, or Elsinore. The exhibition, curated by our good old friend Anne Sophie … Continue reading

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Kelly Hunter: “‘Hamlet, Who’s There’ – Creating a New Production for the Modern World” -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The final session of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds features Kelly Hunter discussing her adaptation of Hamlet entitled Hamlet, Who’s There? and the process behind it. Kelly Hunter is a highly accomplished actress on stage, film, TV and radio, having been directed by Peter Hall and … Continue reading

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Charles Nicholl: Counterfeit Presentments: Portraits of Shakespeare and the messages they send -podcast

Listen here to the extraordinary talk by Charles Nicholl on Shakespeare’s portraits. Given as the Rose Theatre Birthday Lecture on April 21, 2016, the talk is entitled ‘Counterfeit Presentments: Portraits of Shakespeare and the messages they send’. Starting off with a … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Knapp: Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons -podcast

Listen to Jeffrey Knapp‘s excellent talk on the Sovereignty of Reasons – here. Knapp discusses how the understanding the world and its reasons is linked to subjective sovereignty but also how the sovereign is dependent on their subjects or being … Continue reading

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Filippos Tsitsopoulos’ Video Installation at KiSSiT, Dec 19 + Preface essay

As part of the KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception conference, the uncanny Filippos Tsitsopoulos will display his video installation in the Studio of the Rose Theatre, Kingston. The installation is entitled: ‘What! art thou, like the adder, waxen … Continue reading

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