About This Clip
This production of Hamlet proposes the idea that anyone can play the iconic character of Hamlet. The production has the same actor play multiple roles. Hamlet is played by three different actors at various points in the performance. The production also draws references to film adaptions of Hamlet. In 1989 and 1990, Lin Zhaohua directed the Lin Zhaohua Workshop performances and in 1994, Lin Zhaohua and Ren Ming directed the Beijing People’s Art Theatre performances.
1990 – Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China, 1994 – Capitol Theatre, Beijing, China
Designers: Wang Yin (王音), Yi Li Min (易立民), and Zeng Li (曾力)
Read the script in English for this production.