Official production photos are released today (7 August) for Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.
Performances at the Barbican Theatre commenced this week on 5 August with opening night on 25 August at 7pm with critics previews from Thursday 20 August, 2015.
Hamlet is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and presented by the Barbican for an exclusive 12-week run, concluding 31 October 2015. Set designs are by Es Devlin with costume designs by Katrina Lindsay, video by Luke Halls, lighting by Jane Cox, music by Jon Hopkins, sound by Christopher Shutt, movement by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and fights by Bret Yount.
Sonia Friedman Productions, in partnership with Sky Arts, has allocated 100 tickets at £10 for every public performance of the production. These tickets are spread throughout the auditorium totalling over 9,000 tickets during the run. In addition to the regular performances, four education matinees have been scheduled exclusively for school and university groups (aged 14+ and in full-time education only).
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