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!
"A cast that could not be finer. Smooth, dynamic staging. Geoff Sobelle is giving the performance of his life." –The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Gripping, highly theatrical and surprisingly funny. This production is riveting, witty and a royal treat all around."
"The reset button has been pushed and the melancholy prince has been re-energized. Absolutely inspired" –CurtainUp
"A must see!" –Uwishunu
"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
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: Paul L. Nolan, Sally Mercer, and Charles McMahon in Copenhagen (2018); Charlie DelMarcelle, Anthony Lawton, Jered McLenigan, and Brian Anthony Wilson in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (2019); Anthony Lawton and Paul L. Nolan in The Craftsman (2017); and Bi Jean Ngo and Peter DeLaurier in The Tempest (2018). Photos by Mark Garvin.
Lantern Theater Company respectfully acknowledges that it is situated on Lenapehoking, the ancestral and spiritual homeland of the Unami Lenape.