Harrisburg Shakespeare Company
Every year Harrisburg Shakespeare Company produces a comprehensible, edited version of a Shakespeare play and tours it to middle and high schools for the entire school year. Each production is the original Shakespearean text with narrations added to make it really easy for students and adults alike to understand
Comprehensive and informative study guides are available for use in conjunction with the performance. Gamut Theatre Group also offers a variety of workshops at middle school through college levels. For more information on workshops please click here.
“What a piece of work is a man?”
Hamlet is one of the most powerful and influential tragedies in the English language. Gamut Theatre’s interpretation deals with the most compelling of the plays themes: Philosophy, revenge, morality, psychosis, and suicide through the eye of the adolescent. A modern version of this age old play is sure to intrigue and challenge any age, leaving them with the question “To be, or not to be?
Recommended for ages 12 and up, the production is extremely accessible, employing Gamut’s unique educational engagement style of combining Shakespeare’s original text with modern narrations to bridge the most famous scenes from the play together into an easy-to-understand story. This dynamic show is performed by six highly–talented actors, runs 90 minutes, and each performance is followed by a talk-back discussion with the audience.
The Educational Engagement Production is available on tour October 22, 2019 - July 2020.
Auditoriums or open large spaces are preferred. Outdoor performances are available–extra fees apply.
For more information, and to schedule a performance, please contact our Box Office at 717-238-4111 or Info@GamutTheatre.org