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Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” Preview | SF

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park) | 50 John F Shelley Dr, San Francisco, CA

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” | SF

For the 35th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet.

The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during troubled times.

Hamlet is torn between revenging his father’s murder and going along quietly with the new regime, including his mother Queen Gertrude. Finding an ally in the audience, he shares his inner turmoil in a series of soliloquies which have become familiar all over the world – from “Oh, what a rogue and peasant slave am I” to “To be or not to be” to “How all occasions do inform against me.”

2017 Shakespeare in the Park

Pleasanton: Amador Valley Community Park
(Santa Rita Rd & Black Ave)

July 1-16 on Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 pm

Cupertino: Memorial Park Amphitheater
(Stevens Creek Blvd & Mary Ave)

July 22-Aug 6 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 pm

Redwood City: Grounds of Sequoia High School
(1201 Brewster Ave at Broadway)

Aug 12-27 on Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 4:00 pm

San Francisco: The Presidio’s Main Post Parade Ground Lawn
(between Graham St & Keyes Ave)

Sept 2-17 on Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day Monday at 2:00 pm

San Francisco: McLaren Park’s Jerry Garcia Amphitheater
(40 John F. Shelley Dr)

Sept 23-Oct 1 on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 pm;
Plus: Sept 29, Friday at 10:00 am

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: *Top Pick*, Kids & Families, Theater & Performance
Address: 50 John F Shelley Dr, San Francisco, CA

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