High humor and human drama collide in Bernhardt/Hamlet, the rollicking comedy ?so clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts? (The New York Times).
Start Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
End Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time: varies by date
Location: Goodman Theatre – The Albert – 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601
Cost: $12.50 – $32.50 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)
Additional dates and times may be available. Times and prices vary by date. Please view ticketing page for details.
In 1899, legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt?s decision to assume the title role of Shakespeare?s Hamlet left critics and patriarchs aghast and indignant. Laced with forbidden romance and backstage gossip, this behind-the-scenes look at Bernhardt?s most ambitious role is a ?dynamic character study? (Variety) of one of the most famous actresses ? and infamous divas ? in the world.