British Council, The British Embassy, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre are pleased to bring the world renowned Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre performed Hamlet, known as Shakespeare’s greatest play at Mohammed V theatre on 14 March 2016.
This will launch Shakespeare Lives which is the British Council’s major cultural programme for 2016. It will be a global celebration of the life and works of William Shakespeare on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death.
Learning of the king his father’s death, Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his "foul and most unnatural murder". Encompassing political intrigue, philosophical reflection and violent action, tragic depth and wild humour, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s "poem unlimited", a colossus in the story of the English language and the fullest expression of Shakespeare’s genius.
Lasting only two-and-a-half hours and touring to every country in the world over two years, a handful of travelling players will perform a raw, thrillingly elemental production of this inexhaustible play.
Globe to Globe Hamlet
Opened at Shakespeare’s Globe on 23 April 2014, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. This completely unprecedented theatrical adventure has seen Hamlet tour to every single country on earth over 2 years. Sixteen extraordinary men and women are currently travelling across the seven continents, performing in a huge range of unique and atmospheric venues.
Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe and Director of Hamlet said:
Globe to Globe Hamlet has been performed in over 100 countries across the Americas, Europe and Africa to more than 89,000 people, with over 1/2 of the whole tour now complete.
In October 2014 UNESCO patronage was granted to Globe to Globe Hamlet, in recognition of the tour’s engagement with local communities and promotion of cultural education.
Tickets are available and can be purchased from Mohammed V theatre in Rabat:
Fee for the public: 100 Dhs - Special fee for students: 50 Dhs
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