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235 West 44th St, New York, NY 10036


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Closed November 6, 2009

In this barnstorming production, Jude Law approaches the role of Hamlet with the focus and adrenaline level of an Olympic track competitor

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Why See Hamlet?

The King of Denmark is dead.

Consumed with grief, Prince Hamlet determines to avenge his father’s apparent murder, with devastating consequences for his family and the kingdom.

Michael Grandage directs Jude Law as Hamlet in Shakespeare’s iconic revenge tragedy.

Prince Hamlet's father has recently died, and his mother has wasted no time before marrying her dead husband's brother, Claudius. When Hamlet sees his father's ghost, who reveals he was murdered by Claudius, he is moved to revenge, faking his own madness to try and discover the truth.

Law, who is best known for his film work including The Talented Mr Ripley, Road To Perdition and Cold Mountain, has an extensive theatrical background including appearances in productions of Dr Faustus and 'Tis Pity She's A Whore at the Young Vic.

Previews from :  12th September 2009
Opening night : 6th October 2009
Closes : 6th December 2009

Audience: Hamlet is suitable for audiences aged 12 and upwards. Children under 5 will not be admitted to the Broadhurst Theater.

Run time:  3 hours 10 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

Show Times

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Matinee - - 2 pm - - 2 pm 3 pm
Evening - 7 pm 7:30 pm 7:30 pm 7:30 pm 8 pm -

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Opening night: 12 September 2009


You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.


2 Nominations
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play: Jude Law
Best Lighting Design of a Play: Neil Austin

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8 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)

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James Hardie: “London Performance”

I saw this in London with the the same cast except for Gertrude and thought... more

Allie: “Hey Jude”

Jude Law is a flawless Hamlet. Great production in NY. I do recommend... more

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