Noir Hamlet

Theatre (comedy, farce)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Passion, jealousy, and murder never got so many laughs! John Minigan's new and wild reimagining of the Shakespeare classic has more twists than a gallows necktie. Hamlet is a wise-cracking private eye, his pal Horatio is now a complicated gal Friday named Rae Chio and the rotten state of Denmark is transformed into the City of Angels circa 1949. Mix equal parts of the Bard, Bogart and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and shake vigorously. Boston Globe Critics' Pick! Edge Media's Best of Boston Theatre 2018!

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Up a ramp into the building then level access into the theatre.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Brian Meyer 86 days ago

Imagine yourself on the set of a1940s film noir. The script, to your surprise, has two giant twists: the plot is based on the greatest play ever written (no cute animals allowed) and the script, while tragic, is hysterically funny. Filled with satire, alliteration, and more references to film and theatre than you can track because of the show’s brisk pacing, Noir Hamlet is a joy of a show. The cast’s comic timing and collective abilities to land joke after joke are finely honed from a Boston run in 2018 that was named among the Best of Boston theatre last year. The facial and physical humor of the brilliant cast matches the verbal wit snarl for turn of phrase; keep an ear out for the funniest stage slaps you’ve ever heard. This is a five star production of a five star play. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #EdFringe

Paul Clayden 87 days ago

This is a great show. I would really recommend it. Hamlet with a difference!

David Quirk 89 days ago

This was a beautifully written and performed piece, very funny. The stage managers, rather than being hidden, were active and entertaining particpants in play which gently and with no malice, pokes fun at the Film Noir / Philip Marlowe genre. Well worth seeing.


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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 89 days ago

Pour a glass of whisky, settle into the sounds of a sax solo and join ‘Little H’ for a new noir take on Shakespeare's famous tragedy, Hamlet. Set in 1940s Los Angeles, this adaptation has a gritty gangster edge, reminiscent of the golden era of Hollywood. The setting may be...

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