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A Little Hamlet

comedy · the crescent troupe · Ages 13+ · family friendly · United States of America

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Review by SIOBHAN HORTON

June 19, 2016 certified reviewer

What I liked

I do not know much Shakespear, so I was a little afraid that I would be lost. But this play was easy to follow, funny, and true to the story (that I googled before I went) so that I feel like I could now understand Hamlet now. I really enjoyed the way all of the actors became involved in the play, a very clever way to introduce the characters. And I loved the comedic aspect that made what could be a very dark play, fun and lighthearted. A very good job.

What I didn't like

I did get lost on one or two of the speeches that must have been right out of Hamlet (alot of old english). I do understand that it was necessary to the play since they were performing a Shakespear play, but it was a bit confusing for me.

My overall impression

I was pleasantly surprised – I really enjoyed this! Great job.

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