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Shakespeare's Globe in Cyprus with 'Hamlet'

28 June, 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe is coming to Cyprus for only one performance, “Hamlet”, on July 5, at one of Cyprus most spectacular ancient amphitheatres, Kourion.
The Hamlet “Globe to Globe” tour opened at Shakespeare’s Globe on April 23, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. The Globe’s most ambitious tour yet, the two-year tour of Hamlet, is set to visit every country on earth.
Sixteen extraordinary men and women will travel by boat, train, jeep, tall ship, bus and aeroplane across the seven continents, performing in a huge range of unique and atmospheric venues – from village squares to national theatres, from palaces to beaches, a Pharos Arts Foundation press release said, adding that it is proud to collaborate with Shakespeare’s Globe.
The creative team comprises:
Dominic Dromgoole / Director
Jonatha Fensom / Designer
Bill Barclay / Composer, Music Director
Laura Forrest-Hay / Additional Original Music
The cast includes:
Ladi Emeruwa and Naeem Hayat / Hamlet
John Dougall, Keith Bartlett, Rawiri Paratene / Claudius and Polonius
Miranda Foster / Gertrude
Phoebe Fildes, Jennifer Leong, Amanda Wilkin / Ophelia, Gertrude, Horatio, Rosencrantz
Tom Lawrence, Matthew Romain, Beruce Khan / Horatio, Rosencrantz, Laertes, Guildenstern / Claudius and Polonius