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''This article is about a performance of Shakespeare's play. For other uses, see [[Hamlet (disambiguation)]].''
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[[Folger Theatre|Folger Theatre]] produced William Shakespeare's ''[[Hamlet|Hamlet]]'', directed by Joseph Haj, composed by Jack Herrick, from April 21 to June 6, 2010.
  
[[Folger Theatre|Folger Theatre]] performed their production of [[Hamlet|''Hamlet'']] from April 21 to June 6, 2010 in the Folger's [[Elizabethan Theatre]]. The production won the [[Helen Hayes Awards|Helen Hayes Award]] for "Outstanding Resident Play" and the "Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Leading Actor, Resident Play" for Graham Michael Hamilton. ''Hamlet'' was also nominated for "Outstanding Director, Resident Play" for Joseph Haj, "Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production" for Justin Townshend and "Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production" for Matthew M. Nielson and Jack Herrick.  
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[[File:2010 Hamlet Folger Theatre 1.jpg|frame|Graham Michael Hamilton (Hamlet), ''Hamlet'', directed by Joseph Haj, Folger Theatre, 2010. Photo by Carol Pratt.|alt=|center]]
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==The Production==
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The production won the [[Helen Hayes Awards|Helen Hayes Award]] for "Outstanding Resident Play" and the "Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Leading Actor, Resident Play" for Graham Michael Hamilton. ''Hamlet'' was also nominated for "Outstanding Director, Resident Play" for Joseph Haj, "Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production" for Justin Townshend and "Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production" for Matthew M. Nielson and Jack Herrick.
  
[[File:2010 Hamlet Folger Theatre 1.jpg|350px|left|frame|Graham Michael Hamilton (Hamlet), ''Hamlet'', directed by Joseph Haj, Folger Theatre, 2010. Carol Pratt.]]
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Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.
  
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===Cast===
  
 
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*Justin Adams*: Laertes
 
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*Lea Coco*: Horatio
 
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*Dan Crane*: Guildenstern, Bernardo, Fortinbras
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== The production ==
 
Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), United Scenic Artists (USA), and the Actors' Equity Association (AEA), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers. 
 
 
 
=== Cast ===
 
 
 
*Justin Adams: Laertes
 
*Lea Coco: Horatio
 
*Dan Crane: Guildenstern, Bernardo, Fortinbras
 
 
*Billy Finn: Rosencrantz, Marcellus
 
*Billy Finn: Rosencrantz, Marcellus
*Michael Glenn: Francisco, Voltemand, Prologue  
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*Michael Glenn*: Francisco, Voltemand, Prologue
*Graham Michael Hamilton: Hamlet
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*Graham Michael Hamilton*: Hamlet
*Deborah Hazlett: Gertrude, Player Queen
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*Deborah Hazlett*: Gertrude, Player Queen
*Stephen Patrick Martin: Polonius, Gravedigger
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*Stephen Patrick Martin*: Polonius, Gravedigger
*Todd Scofield: Ghost, Player King, Gravedigger
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*Todd Scofield*: Ghost, Player King, Gravedigger
 
*Jonathan Lee Taylor: Osric, Player
 
*Jonathan Lee Taylor: Osric, Player
*David Whalen: Claudius, Lucianus
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*David Whalen*: Claudius, Lucianus
*Lindsey Wochely: Ophelia
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*Lindsey Wochely*: Ophelia
  
=== Creative team ===
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===Creative team===
  
*Joseph Haj, Director
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*William Shakespeare, Playwright
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*Joseph Haj**, Director
 
*Jack Herrick, Composer/Musician
 
*Jack Herrick, Composer/Musician
*James Kronzer, Scenic Design
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*James Kronzer***, Scenic Design
 
*Jan Chambers, Costume Design
 
*Jan Chambers, Costume Design
*Justin Townsned, Lighting Design
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*Justin Townsned***, Lighting Design
*Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Design
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*Matthew M. Nielson***, Sound Design
 
*Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
 
*Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
 
*Francesca Talenti, Video Design
 
*Francesca Talenti, Video Design
 
*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
 
*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
*Che Wernsman, Production Stage Manager
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*Che Wernsman*, Production Stage Manager
 
*Jerry Beaver and Associates, New York Casting
 
*Jerry Beaver and Associates, New York Casting
  
=== Production team ===  
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===Production team===  
  
 
*Michael Dove, Assistant Director
 
*Michael Dove, Assistant Director
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*Amber Meade, Master Electrician
 
*Amber Meade, Master Electrician
 
*Brian Allard, Jennifer Froetshel, Matt Shipley, & Paul Villalovoz, Electricians
 
*Brian Allard, Jennifer Froetshel, Matt Shipley, & Paul Villalovoz, Electricians
*Matt Shipley, Light Board Operator  
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*Matt Shipley, Light Board Operator
 
*Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Head
 
*Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Head
 
*Christina Smith, Sound Board Operator
 
*Christina Smith, Sound Board Operator
 
*Madison Bullard, Matthew Haris, & Charlie Hicks, Video Assistants
 
*Madison Bullard, Matthew Haris, & Charlie Hicks, Video Assistants
 
*Carol Rosegg & James Kegley, Promotional Photography
 
*Carol Rosegg & James Kegley, Promotional Photography
*Carol Pratt, Production Photography  
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*Carol Pratt, Production Photography
 
*WAPAVA, Archival Recording
 
*WAPAVA, Archival Recording
 
*C2, Inc., Open Captioning
 
*C2, Inc., Open Captioning
  
=== Folger Theatre ===  
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===Folger Theatre===  
  
 
*Janet Griffin, Artistic Producer
 
*Janet Griffin, Artistic Producer
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
 
*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  
== Reviews ==
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==Other media==
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Watch the trailer for this production of ''Hamlet''.
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dugw9lyqfCM</html5media>
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Listen to the cast and creative team summarize the plot of the play.
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTdPRDkHDP0</html5media>
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Watch students at the Folger's 2010 Secondary School Shakespeare Festival perform ''Hamlet'' in 30 seconds.
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuB43FKr5Vk</html5media>
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Hear Grant Hamilton (Hamlet) discuss his favorite lines from the play.
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<html5media height="180" width"320"="">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEwqXE-6f28</html5media>
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Listen to director Joe Haj discuss his vision of ''Hamlet''.
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<html5media height="180" width"320"="">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqXzWSzbHjM</html5media>
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Hear Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director, discuss the spied and spying in ''Hamlet''.
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46SvrEsAm1I</html5media>
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==Reviews==
  
* [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/03/AR2010050303959.html The Washington Post]
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*[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/03/AR2010050303959.html The Washington Post]
* [http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/38857/reviewed-hamlet-at-the-folger-theatre Washington City Paper]
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*[http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/38857/reviewed-hamlet-at-the-folger-theatre Washington City Paper]
* [http://dctheatrescene.com/2010/04/29/hamlet-4/ DC Theatre Scene]
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*[http://dctheatrescene.com/2010/04/29/hamlet-4/ DC Theatre Scene]
  
 
==Image gallery==
 
==Image gallery==
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[[Category: 17th century]]
 
[[Category: 17th century]]
 
[[Category: Early modern drama]]
 
[[Category: Early modern drama]]
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[[Category: American theater]]

Latest revision as of 12:24, 4 February 2021

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Joseph Haj, composed by Jack Herrick, from April 21 to June 6, 2010.

Graham Michael Hamilton (Hamlet), Hamlet, directed by Joseph Haj, Folger Theatre, 2010. Photo by Carol Pratt.

The Production

The production won the Helen Hayes Award for "Outstanding Resident Play" and the "Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Leading Actor, Resident Play" for Graham Michael Hamilton. Hamlet was also nominated for "Outstanding Director, Resident Play" for Joseph Haj, "Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production" for Justin Townshend and "Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production" for Matthew M. Nielson and Jack Herrick.

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

Cast

  • Justin Adams*: Laertes
  • Lea Coco*: Horatio
  • Dan Crane*: Guildenstern, Bernardo, Fortinbras
  • Billy Finn: Rosencrantz, Marcellus
  • Michael Glenn*: Francisco, Voltemand, Prologue
  • Graham Michael Hamilton*: Hamlet
  • Deborah Hazlett*: Gertrude, Player Queen
  • Stephen Patrick Martin*: Polonius, Gravedigger
  • Todd Scofield*: Ghost, Player King, Gravedigger
  • Jonathan Lee Taylor: Osric, Player
  • David Whalen*: Claudius, Lucianus
  • Lindsey Wochely*: Ophelia

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Joseph Haj**, Director
  • Jack Herrick, Composer/Musician
  • James Kronzer***, Scenic Design
  • Jan Chambers, Costume Design
  • Justin Townsned***, Lighting Design
  • Matthew M. Nielson***, Sound Design
  • Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
  • Francesca Talenti, Video Design
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Che Wernsman*, Production Stage Manager
  • Jerry Beaver and Associates, New York Casting

Production team

  • Michael Dove, Assistant Director
  • Joshua Bristol, Assistant Technical Director
  • Eric Arnold, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Beth Rodda, Production Assistant
  • Sean Urbantke, Assistant to the Set Designer
  • TSA, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Michelle Elwyn, Prop Master
  • Dan Crane, Fight Captain
  • Adalia Vera Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Laura Lynn Spears, Costume Assistant
  • Rachel E. Pollock, Crafts Artisan
  • Randall Exton, Kara Monroe, & Daniel Weger, Drapers
  • Adalia Vera Tonneyck, Wardrobe
  • Kwame Head, Wardrobe Assistant
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Brian Allard, Jennifer Froetshel, Matt Shipley, & Paul Villalovoz, Electricians
  • Matt Shipley, Light Board Operator
  • Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Head
  • Christina Smith, Sound Board Operator
  • Madison Bullard, Matthew Haris, & Charlie Hicks, Video Assistants
  • Carol Rosegg & James Kegley, Promotional Photography
  • Carol Pratt, Production Photography
  • WAPAVA, Archival Recording
  • C2, Inc., Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of Hamlet.

Listen to the cast and creative team summarize the plot of the play.

Watch students at the Folger's 2010 Secondary School Shakespeare Festival perform Hamlet in 30 seconds.

Hear Grant Hamilton (Hamlet) discuss his favorite lines from the play.

Listen to director Joe Haj discuss his vision of Hamlet.

Hear Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director, discuss the spied and spying in Hamlet.

Reviews

Image gallery