Oct 28 through Nov 19, 2016
facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/388815347909422/
PRESS RELEASE: Shakespeare Players of Rochester’s Hamlet, in repertory with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, starts Oct. 28, 2016.
The Shakespeare Players of Rochester is mounting two plays in repertory at MuCCC Theater Oct. 28-Nov. 19, 2016: William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Cast members will play the same characters in both plays, written in different styles nearly 400 years apart.
Rochester attorney Peter Scribner, founder of The Shakespeare Players, directs Hamlet, while Jean Gordon Ryon, who has extensive experience in Rochester’s professional and community theaters, directs the Stoppard play. The Shakespeare Players is a program of the Rochester Community Players.
Eight performances of each play will be presented. Hamlet will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 and 29, and Nov. 3, 11, 16 and 18; and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 30 and Nov. 13. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 17, and 19; and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 6. Audience members who would like to compare the plays can see them on different dates or see both on Nov. 13. Tickets are available at the door at MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave., or online at www.muccc.org.
Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:30: Hamlet
Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7:30: Hamlet
Sunday (Matinee) Oct. 30 at 2:00 PM: Hamlet;
Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30: Hamlet
Friday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 PM: R&G
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30: R&G
Sunday (Matinee), Nov. 6 at 2:00: R&G
Thursday Nov. 10 at 7:30: R&G
Friday Nov. 11 at 7:30: Hamlet
Saturday Nov. 12 at 7:30: R&G
Sunday, Nov. 13 (matinee) at 2:00: Hamlet
Sunday, Nov. 13 (evening) at 7:30: R&G
Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7:30: Hamlet
Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30: R&G
Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30: Hamlet
Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:30: R&G