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Chicago Slam 2020: Hamlet

Synopsis
Recording of the high spirited and visually inventive production of Hamlet created as part of the Chicago Shakespeare Slam, a collaborative student event that went online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Students from different high schools perform assigned scenes, which include designated sections to be performed as dance and with colour coding used to determine the character as the performer may change from scene to scene. Hamlet appears in black, Ophelia in blue, Polonius in grey, etc. It was performed twice, with different casts, on 13 and 14 January 2021.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Multimedia; Video
Transmission details
14 Jan 2021
Duration
129 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/1CQOpRaWRGc
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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