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October 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2023

One event on October 28, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Hamlet by William Shakespeare
On the Bandstand at Brooke Street Park, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009
October 27 & 28, 2023
November 3 & 4, 2023
Friday Shows at 7:30
Saturday Shows at Noon and 7:30

Produced in partnership with City of Alpharetta Recreation, Parks, Cultural Services, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s most popular, and most puzzling, play. It follows the form of a “revenge tragedy,” in which the hero, Hamlet, seeks vengeance against his father’s murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties. Among them: What is the Ghost—Hamlet’s father demanding justice, a tempting demon, an angelic messenger? Does Hamlet go mad, or merely pretend to? Once he is sure that Claudius is a murderer, why does he not act? Was his mother, Gertrude, unfaithful to her husband or complicit in his murder? (Folger Shakespeare Library)


October 28, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Brooke Street Park
2 Park Plaza
Alpharetta, GA 30009 United States
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