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Ghosts, Rape, Murder, Insest, Madness, Betrayal.
The theatre auditorium is seeped in an atmosphere belonging to the gothic marketplace when Martyn Jaques and the Tiger Lillies, like post-modern jesters, disclose the tale of the anguished prince Hamlet. Unusual cuts will carve out new forms in Shakespeare’s epic text yet preserving his essential account of contempt, love and revenge in stunningly vivid images. The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet promises to be an extensive musical theatre experience that combines enthralling images with a captivating band, contemporary circus acts, giant puppets and imaginative video projections.
Now one of Europe’s biggest cult music names will journey to Denmark to tell the story of prince Hamlet, his tragic demise and the destruction of an entire royal family.
The Tiger Lillies perform Hamlet has been nominated for a Reumert 2012 - Performing Arts Award, the Danish equivalent of an Olivier or Tony Theatre award.
A new double CD of the songs from the hit show, The Tiger Lillies perform Hamlet is available now with 19 songs, gatefold digipack, 12 page colour booklet with lyrics and photos. Recorded in Berlin at andereBaustelle Studio with engineers behind Einstürzende Neubauten and featuring the original cast of the show, Hamlet explores the treachery and corruption of the royal court of Denmark as Prince Hamlet slips ever further into madness and despair.
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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 05 April, 2012.
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