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The cure for boring Shakespeare!

Oct 7, 2010

Hamlet 5.2 – It's the end for Hamlet. But he won’t go down quietly, and certainly not alone. He's going to have plenty of company in the hereafter… who could ask for more?

Sep 25, 2010

Hamlet 5.1 – Finally, Hamlet’s back in the play, and there are clowns in the graveyard! It doesn’t make Ophelia’s funeral any more festive though.

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Sep 11, 2010

Hamlet 4.6 - 4.7 – Horatio gets a letter from Hamlet, and oh joy, he’s back in town. Claudius gets a similar letter, but isn’t so happy; time to come up with a plan to kill the little @#$% before it’s too late! And oh, poor Laertes, I’m afraid we have some bad news…

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Aug 28, 2010

Hamlet 4.5 – Ophelia goes crazy, (she has her reasons), we’re besieged with some really long sentences, and Laertes comes home looking for revenge! It’s all Hamlet’s fault (except for the sentences)… but he’s out of town right now.

Aug 19, 2010

Hamlet 4.4 – En Route to England, our escorted prince runs into Fortinbras and his army, inspiring him to perform one final soliloquy… we are promised bloody thoughts. Hurray!

How's It Gonna End, by Tom Waits, courtesy of