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Quicksilver Shakespeare presents 'Mercury Hamlet'

  • Kibbitznest 2212 North Clybourn Avenue Chicago, IL, 60614 United States (map)

Quicksilver Shakespeare presents a remount of their flagship production, Mercury Hamlet. In this 100 minute cut of Shakespeare's iconic play, 10 actors submit themselves to the law of the draw, drawing lots in front of the audience, to determine which role they will take on for the evening's performance. Casting conventions around age, gender, and race are rendered moot and meaningless and each show is alive with fresh possibilities.

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