Bernhardt/Hamlet

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Bernhardt/Hamlet

by: Theresa Rebeck

by: Theresa Rebeck

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Bernhardt/Hamlet

Bernhardt/Hamlet

by: Theresa Rebeck

by: Theresa Rebeck

Overview

Mark Twain wrote: “There are five kinds of actresses: bad actresses, fair actresses, good actresses, great actresses. And then there is Sarah Bernhardt.” In 1899, the international stage celebrity set out to tackle her most ambitious role yet: Hamlet. Theresa Rebeck’s new play rollicks with high comedy and human drama, set against the lavish Shakespearean production that could make or break Bernhardt’s career.

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  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeckis a widely produced playwright throughout the United States and abroad. New York productions of her work include Dead Accounts at the Music Box Theatre; Seminar at the Golden Theatre; Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club Production; The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Fa ...

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