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Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet


๐“๐จ ๐›๐ž ๐จ๐ซ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž - ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง:
The ghost of the King of Denmark tells his son, Hamlet, to avenge his murder by killing the new king, Hamlet's uncle, Claudius. Hamlet feigns madness, contemplates life and death and seeks revenge. Claudius, fearing for his life, also devises plots to kill Hamlet with tragic consequences.

๐—œ๐—ป๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ -

๐—•๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด:
For this yearโ€™s production, the company will take full advantage of the beautiful Italian Gardens at Maple Hayes School to stage an al fresco production of โ€˜Hamlet.' Seating is on straw bales to complement the setting and we ask that audiences do not bring their own chairs. Booking ahead online is advisable due to the popularity of the event and seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. A small number of tickets might be available on the door the evening of the performances. There is a bar on site and picnics before the performance are welcome. Tickets can be bought at:

๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ:
This year Shakespeare in the Park, Lichfield will be aiming to make theatre (and Shakespeare in particular) even more inclusive. On Saturday 25th June we will stage our first ever British Sign Language translated performance.

Like previous years, Shakespeare in the Park will take place in all weather conditions, unless deemed dangerous. Therefore, we encourage audience to bring blankets and plenty of layers, as well as raincoats or waterproof clothing - the performance will go ahead even if there is rain!

๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐˜€:
Access to Shakespeare in the Park is via Abnalls Lane, Lichfield (please follow signs). The audience entrance is approximately 1 mile along Abnalls Lane. Audience members walking to the site are advised that the lane is on an incline (when approached from Lichfield) and traffic can become busy. If you are using a SatNav, the postcode will take you to the School Entrance of Maple Hayes. Please follow the Shakespeare in the Park signs for the car park. The site will be open from 6:00pm and curtain up will be 7:45pm.

๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€:
Whilst there is no age restriction on our performance, please be aware that the play does contain strong language, physical violence, mental illness and themes of sexual violence that some audience members may find triggering.


  • Prices range from ยฃ17 to ยฃ18 per person.

Dates / Times

Wed 22nd Jun 2022 - Sat 25th Jun 2022