Hebrew-speaking Hamlet comes to Washington

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 | 
Most Westerners grew up reading the classical Shakespeare tragedy of Hamlet in their high school English courses, yet few have probably seen it performed in Hebrew. That will all change as Israel’s Cameri Theater company will take part in the Shakespeare in Washington Festival in Washington D.C. Hamlet in Hebrew has been performed throughout Europe and received rave reviews. According to a review in Plays International magazine, "Hamlet at the Cameri Theater is undoubtedly the best thing the Israeli theater has seen in many years. Never has there been such a tight, riveting and invigorating production on our stages, a production that takes a classic, turns it into a meaningful contemporary play without stripping it of its real power and meaning."

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