Inside the Rehearsals…Hamlet, Young Vic Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the Young Vic Theatre’s upcoming production of Hamlet.

(C)Helen Murray

The Young Vic Theatre have released rehearsal images for its production of Hamlet which will begin performances at the venue from the 27th September.

Directed by Greg Hersov, the cast for this new production of Hamlet is led by Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, The Good Fight) who is making her Young Vic debut in the title role. The full cast of Hamlet includes Jonathan Ajayi (Laertes), Joana Borja (Guildenstern/Osric), Adrian Dunbar (Claudius/The Ghost), Tara Fitzgerald (Gertrude), Cush Jumbo (Hamlet), Norah Lopez Holden (Ophelia), Jonathan Livingstone (Horatio), Joseph Marcell (Polonius), Adesuwa Oni (Bernardo), Taz Skylar (Rosencrantz/Fortinbras/Marcellus) and Leo Wringer (Gravedigger/Player).

(c) Helen Murray

With tickets on sale now, the theatre has also announced that there will be eight socially-distanced performances of Hamletwith the rest of the performance run being sold at full capacity. The production is also set to be streamed for four performances only between the 28th – 30th October, as part of the Best Seat in Your House offer. Audiences around the world will be able to join the live broadcast of the show, with the Young Vic’s bespoke player allowing them to choose their camera angle within the auditorium at any point, to continually find their favourite view of the show. Streaming tickets will go on sale at the end of September.

(c)Helen Murray

As well as director Greg Hersov, the creative team for the production includes: Set and Costume Design by Anna Fleischle, Lighting Design by Aideen Malone,Sound Design by Emma Laxton, Video Design by Nina Dunn, Movement Direction by Lucy Hind, Casting by Sophie Holland CDG, with Casting Assistants Faye Timby and Finnian Tweed, Voice and Text by Barbara Houseman and Fight Direction by Kev McCurdy, withJerwood Assistant Director Zoe Templeman-Young, Boris Karloff Trainee Assistant Director Kirk-Ann Roberts and Jerwood Assistant Designer Jida Akil.

(c) Helen Murray.

Hamlet will play at the Young Vic Theatre from the 27th September until the 13th November.

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