Hamnet
NY PREMIERE
Hamnet
Oct 30—Nov 3, 2019
 
Theater

Hamnet
Dead Centre
Written and directed by Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel

Presented in association with Irish Arts Center

 

Shakespeare had a son named Hamnet. He was 11 when he died. A tragedy that passed as barely a footnote in history. This is our chance to hear from him.

Irish theater company Dead Centre grapples with the shadows that surround a spotlight. This stunning play puts a boy on center stage—an unassuming embodiment of tragedy, mortality, legacy, and longing—whose destiny is not to be.

 

Text by Bush Moukarzel, Ben Kidd and William Shakespeare
Dramaturgy by Michael West
Set design by Andrew Clancy
Costume design by Grace O’Hara
Lighting design by Stephen Dodd
Sound design by Kevin Gleeson
Video design by Jose Miguel Jimenez
Choreography by Liv O’Donoghue

Presented with support from Culture Ireland

 
Note: This show includes one scene with adult nudity. Recommended for ages 18+
 
RUN TIME
1hr
VENUE
TICKET INFO
ALL TICKETS:  $25
 

Leadership support for theater at BAM provided by The SHS Foundation and The Shubert Foundation, Inc.

 

Support for Hamnet provided by Culture Ireland

“a remarkable piece about an 11-year old boy, who, in searching for his father, also tries to understand family relationships, childhood and parenthood.”
— Financial Times
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