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How should a nation choose its leaders? What happens when it insulates itself from the citizens it serves? What are justice and revenge? Theatricum sets Shakespeare's tragedy in the future, a bloody tale government gone awry, sparking a flame of caution, with a flicker of hope. Mature audiences.
Confirmed bachelor Benedick returns from war only to find himself caught up in another battle: a war of wits and words with the acid-tongued, headstrong Beatrice. Meanwhile, Claudio is head over heels for Hero, the governor's daughter, if the treacherous Don John doesn't ruin everything first.
From drunken revelry to the bloody battlefield, this gripping tale of fathers and sons remains one of Shakespeare’s most exciting histories, and this lean, muscular version dives deep into the heart of that timeless question: What does it mean to become a Man?
Join William Shakespeare as he pitches his latest play to an audience of investors and critics in hopes of launching his career. This glimpse into how it might have gone weaves the classic lines into Hamlet learning his role while others get pulled into his world.