By William Shakespeare
Directed by Charles McMahon
April 3 - May 17, 2009
Rediscover this famous play with the company that delivers Philadelphia's finest Shakespeare. Nationally-acclaimed performer Geoff Sobelle takes on the lead role, bringing his dynamic physical style to this searing production. Be a part of this surprising theatrical event that plumbs the dark humor of Shakespeare's tragic son!
"The most exciting three hours you'll spend in a theater this year... the Lantern is the city's most consistent producer of the Bard's work." –Philadelphia Weekly [More]
"A cast that could not be finer. Smooth, dynamic staging. Geoff Sobelle is giving the performance of his life." –Philadelphia Inquirer [More]
"Gripping, highly theatrical and surprisingly funny. This production is riveting, witty and a royal treat all around."
–Talkin' Broadway [More]
"The reset button has been pushed and the melancholy prince has been re-energized. Absolutely inspired" –CurtainUp [More]
"A must see!" –Uwishunu [More]
Photos by Jeffrey Stockbridge
Lantern Theater Company's production of Hamlet is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national initiative sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest.
Header Photo: Geoff Sobelle in Hamlet (2009), David Ingram and Luigi Sottile in The Government Inspector (2008), Forrest McClendon and Lawrence Stallings in Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (2009), and Kristyn Chouiniere and Paul L. Nolan in The Hothouse (2008). Photos by Jeffrey Stockbridge.