Dutch spoken/Subtitled in French (23.09)

Lisaboa Houbrechts & Kuiperskaai make vital and capricious theatre. Now Lisaboa is tackling Hamlet, putting the emphasis on the female perspective and focusing on the destructive relationship between Hamlet and his mother, Queen Gertrude. Actress Grace Ellen Barkey plays the role of the combative Gertrude, her son Victor Lauwers plays Prince Hamlet, her daughter Romy Louise Lauwers plays Ophelia. The casting of a real family to investigate the primal tragedy of Hamlet….

text to William Shakespeare | direction, adaptation Lisaboa Houbrechts | translation Victor Lauwers | with Grace Ellen Barkey, Victor Lauwers, Romy Louise Lauwers, Lobke Leirens, Seppe Decubber, Maxime Rouquart | assistance of the director Pauwel Hertmans | scenography Oscar Van Der Put | costume design Sietske Van Aerde | music Maxime Rouquart | light design Ken Hioco, Oscar van der Put | cello (recorded) Simon Lenski | piano (recorded) Claire Chevallier | kamancheh (recorded) Mostafa Taleb | contrabas (recorded) Noah Zackl | trainee assistant to the director Kyra Verreydt | production Kuiperskaai, Toneelhuis | coproduction Needcompany, Mousonturm