William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ at Shilpakala today

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) will stage world famous play Hamlet today at 7pm at National Theatre Hall of BSA, Segun Bagicha in the capital.

The play Hamlet, originally written by William Shakespeare, has been translated and adapted by late writer Syed Shamsul Haq and directed by eminent director Ataur Rahman.

Hamlet is a play that undertakes a profound exploration of moral dilemmas; it is also audacious and comic-tragedy with the themes of murder, distrust, clandestine affairs, palace-conspiracy and revenge. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius. Claudius had murdered his own brother, Hamlets father, King Hamlet, and subsequently seized the throne, marrying his deceased brothers widow, Hamlets mother Gertrude.

The production gets a new dimension as poems and songs by Rabindranath Tagore, Jibanananda Das and Syed Shamsul Haq have

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