2021/22 Season

Hamlet

May 15 - June 20, 2022

Written by: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Elizabeth Swain

Following the death of his father, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his uncle now occupies the throne and the queen’s bed. Spurred by the ghost of his father and surrounded by spies, Hamlet must choose between moral integrity and vengeance.

RUN TIME

2 hours 40 minutes plus one 10-minute intermission

ADVISORY

Recommended for Ages 13+

The lifting of LA County’s Indoor Mask Mandate does NOT change any of the policies below.

Antaeus requires proof of full vaccination (including a booster dose if eligible) to enter the building. Masks must also be worn at all times inside the building.

production Generously Sponsored in part by:

Rosemary A. Hernandez

CAST

CLAUDIUS/GHOST: Gregg T. Daniel*
HAMLET: Ramón de Ocampo*
GUILDENSTERN/VOLTEMAND/REYNALDO/FORTINBRAS: Sally Hughes*
GERTRUDE: Veralyn Jones*
LAERTES/PLAYER QUEEN: Michael Kirby*
ROSENCRANTZ/BARNARDO/PLAYER 3 & 4/PRIEST/COURTIER: Lloyd Roberson II*
HORATIO: Adam J. Smith*
MARCELLUS/FIRST PLAYER/CAPTAIN: Joel Swetow*
OPHELIA/OSRIC: Jeanne Syquia*
POLONIUS/GRAVEDIGGER: Peter Van Norden*

*member, Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S. This production is presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Los Angeles Membership Company Rule

Production Team

DIRECTOR: Elizabeth Swain
SCENIC DESIGNER: Stephen Gifford
COSTUME DESIGNER: Dianne K. Graebner
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Jared A. Sayeg
SOUND DESIGNER: Cricket Myers
PROPS DESIGNER: Shen Heckel
VIOLENCE DESIGNER: Ned Mochel
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER: Taylor Anne Cullen
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER: Jess Osorio
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Kaite Brandt
ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHY: Frank Ishman

STAGE RAW TOP 10… RECOMMENDED… epic yet agile, philosophical yet visceral… invites us to consider the moral dilemmas of a world in transition.” — Stage Raw

WOW! Ramón de Ocampo’s bravura lead performance, Elizabeth Swain’s insightful direction, and a striking production design are just three reasons to celebrate Antaeus Theatre Company’s return to in-person productions.” – Stage Scene LA

A RESOUNDING SUCCESS… absolutely captivating… effortless and masterful direction… Whether or not you’re a fan of Shakespeare, I highly recommend checking out this production… knock[s] it out of the park.” — The Nerds of Color

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