Hamlet by William Shakespeare remains the world’s most widely studied and performed play and is a cornerstone of world literature.
It believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601.
A young prince meets with his father’s ghost, who alleges that his own brother, now married to his widow, murdered him. The prince devises a scheme to test the truth of the ghost’s accusation, feigning wild madness while plotting a brutal revenge until his apparent insanity begins to wreak havoc on innocent and guilty alike.
Shakespeare’s combination of violence, introspection, dark humor, and rich language in Hamlet is intoxicating.
A play of carefully crafted conflict and tragedy, Shakespeare’s intricate dialogue continues to fascinate audiences to this day.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare is considered one of the richest and enduring plays.
Hamlet is a unique pleasure to read as well as to see and hear performed.