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To Shoreham-by-Sea then a twenty minute walk. Sometimes the focus is on the closeted individual; we see Philip Edgerley’s Claudius in his bathroom nervously rehearsing his ceremonial speech about his brother’s death. Film is also imaginatively used: A rather effective projection of a massive eye oversees some brave if laborious abseiling, some predictable though appropriate echoes of recently scattered encampments in and out of London, and a final gathering of the several-hundred strong cast who wag pretty illuminated models in a lineup that is more community theatre than engrossing spectacle. Dance supplants words here as the two of them catch each other’s gestures as if they were infections, with comic effect and the sudden surprise of falling in love. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. At other times action erupts in several rooms simultaneously — while Edward Hogg’s Hamlet, who seems a spectator of his own tragedy, sits silently ruminating on a white sofa, other characters speculate on the source of his malaise.

And then pick it to pieces. The audience, trapped in a plain black box, watch and hear the action — splintered, repeated, and with speeches often treated as if they were rehearsals for a final show — performed behind a series of glass windows all around and above them. Brighton Dome and Festival associate company dreamthinkspeak has developed an international reputation for creating innovative, site-responsive theatre in locations across Brighton, throughout the UK and around the world. Topics Theatre The Observer. By dropping in other Irving Berlin numbers alongside those from the film, White has drenched the dotty story in non-stop glorious music. Show 25 25 50 All. The description of Ophelia’s death is spoken by the sodden one herself — this is after all a play in which ghosts tell the truth. Weave your own wonderland.

There are no easy guidelines that show him how to feel or how to dreammthinkspeak. T he hottest ticket at the Brighton festival is this minute “meditation on Hamlet” staged by the experimental company dreamthinkspeak.

Actually, they are condemned to nonsense: Under the dripping trees of Caledonian Park there are dreamthinkpseak — it is the most enticing part of the evening — pocket human installations, 21st-century equivalents of ornamental hermits. A rather effective projection of a massive eye oversees some brave if laborious abseiling, some predictable though appropriate echoes of recently silfnce encampments in and out of London, and a final gathering of the several-hundred strong cast who wag pretty illuminated models in a lineup that is more community theatre than engrossing spectacle.

This reaches its peak with “To be or not to be”, which is delivered not by Hamlet but by the other characters as a series of overlapping, isolated phrases as they pore over his private documents in separate rooms. Though the text is cut, and cantered through, it is also closely re-examined. Number Coastliner from Churchill Square every 10 minutes, journey time approx. The buoyancy and lyrical bravado of Let’s Face the Music and Dance — first heard in in Follow the Fleet — has a desolate tinge, a shadow from harsh times and war clouds, that Strallen lightly suggests.

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Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Order by newest oldest recommendations. The bar will close 10 minutes before the performance starts and will re-open for 30 minutes after the show. As the polyphony becomes cacophony, with speakers chipping in and overlapping, a silent Hamlet glowers alone in his glass cage, with his hands cupped over his ears. The audience, trapped in a plain black box, watch and hear the action — splintered, repeated, and with speeches often treated as if they were rehearsals for a final show — performed behind a series of glass windows all around and above them.

Brighton Festival Public booking opens: Speeches are reordered or chopped up to enhance the sense of fragmentation. Supported by Arts Council England. Sometimes the focus is on the closeted individual; we see Philip Edgerley’s Claudius in his bathroom nervously rehearsing his ceremonial speech about his brother’s death. When she and the amiable but insufficiently nonchalant Tom Chambers dance to Isn’t it a Lovely Day to be caught in the rain?

The vision of a new city is offered in what looks like an underpopulated craft fair. Latecomers will not be admitted.

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Not so much a topper as a bowler. Scenes, film streams and visual sequences converge and collide, examining the play’s themes and characters simultaneously and from a variety of angles.

Show 25 25 50 All. The Aldwych stage is small dfeamthinkspeak Hildegard Bechtler’s design does not open it out.

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What the evening lacks are vistasthe defiant, large-scale glamour of the film. F ractured, self-reflecting, cut off from those around him. Topics Theatre The Observer. Dance supplants words here as the two of them ks each other’s gestures as if they were infections, with comic effect and the sudden surprise of falling in love. Not that there aren’t moments to bounce to: He has no rulebook. These fragments of humankind are not left alone: The site-specific company Dreamthinkspeak has gone to the centre of Hamlet and, in a dazzling take on the play, dreamthinksleak its audience with wrap-round dilemma.

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Tue 29 May – Fri 8 Jun. Sharps is not the first director to deconstruct Hamlet, in Charles Marowitz staged a “collage” version which similarly reconstituted the text. Order by newest oldest recommendations. One of the best moments is the most audacious. For The Rest Is Silencethe Brighton festival’s contribution to Shakespeare fever, the group, which has previously traced Dante through Liverpool cathedral the Anglican one and set Orpheus and Eurydice in Somerset House, has commandeered a warehouse opposite a scrapyard just outside Shoreham.

By dropping in other Irving Berlin numbers alongside those from the film, White has drenched the dotty story in non-stop glorious music. Alight at Travis Perkins – second stop after Shoreham Lighthouse. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern puzzle over their particular version of the speech on board a boat: Fri 24 Feb, 9am.

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Most remarkably of all, the production, jointly commissioned with LIFT and the RSC, turns us into voyeurs witnessing a story of murder, lust and madness with a furtive enjoyment. The description of Ophelia’s death is spoken by the sodden one herself — this is after all a play in which ghosts tell the truth. And then pick it to pieces. Follow the coast road from Brighton A until you pass Shoreham Lighthouse.

Enclosed on all sides within a uniquely designed structure, we are drawn into a richly cinematic and dreamlike world.

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Video shows her underwater, bubbles drifting out of her nose, sinking down one wall, then floating above the audience in the ceiling of dteamthinkspeak warehouse, which as the watery film vanishes, becomes her grave; the spectators look up as mourners throw down earth. Ruth Lass’s Gertrude at one point prays silently in her dressing room while Michael Bryher and Stewart Heffernan as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern quietly cackle in their closet over Hamlet’s carefully recorded utterances.

Other info Please note that you will be standing for the 90 minute performance.

His world is our world. When Wed 2 – Sun 27 May Extended run: An on-site bar will be open 1 hour before each performance, serving a range of alcoholic and soft drinks, tea, coffee and homemade cakes.

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