Editor’s note: This article was originally published December 23, 2013
Hidden Room Theatre — in collaboration with Tiffany Stern of Oxford University and the American Shakespeare Center — stages a rarely seen 1710 adaptation of “Hamlet” as it may have been intended: as a puppet show.
Puppets created by Mystery Bird Puppet Show, live music, a little slapstick and fireworks will accompany this unusal version of “Hamlet.”
“Der Bestrafte Brudermord, or Hamlet Prince of Denmark”
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Jan. 17-Feb. 2. York Rite Masonic Hall, 311 W. Seventh St. $15-$30. www.hiddenroomtheatre.com