Hamlet | Alabama Shakespeare Festival
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Hamlet

by William Shakespeare

directed by Eric Tucker

September 5 – October 6, 2019
Octagon Stage | 2 hours 45 minutes, plus intermission
Recommended ages 12+

NYC’s Bedlam Theatre in residence at ASF creates Shakespeare’s Hamlet with a company of four actors, in a production hailed as “invigorating,” “lively and brisk,” and “masterful” by critics.

CREATIVE TEAM

Dria Brown

Dria Brown

Gertrude/Ophelia/Others

National Tour: Bedlam’s Hamlet/Saint Joan. Regional: Cadillac Crew (Yale Rep) Saint Joan (Folger Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival); The Revolutionists (Gulfshore Playhouse); Off Broadway: #NEWSLAVES (Playwrights Realm); CRH (Kraine Theater). Voiceover: Resistance Radio: The Man in the High Castle Album (Emmy-nominated project, Cannes Bronze Lion winner). University of NC School of the Arts. Instagram: @DRIA.BROWN

Mike Labbadia

Mike Labbadia

Claudius/Rosencrantz/Others

Mike is a New York-based actor/writer/producer. NYC: Hedda (Bridge Production Group) and Strictly Dishonorable (The Attic Theater Company). Regional: Saturday, Sunday Monday (Virginia Rep). As a filmmaker and producer his short films have been featured on/at Short of the Week, Miami Web Fest and Oaxaca Film Festival. Training: BFA Drama: University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Thank you to Dria/Bertha for this wonderful gift. mikelabbadia.com

Edmund Lewis

Edmund Lewis

Polonius/Horatio/Others

Edmund is a founding member of Bedlam, having most recently appeared in their production of Uncle Vanya Romeo Juliet. Other Bedlam productions include Saint Joan, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, What You Will, New York Animals, Peter Pan, and the off-Broadway smash Sense & Sensibility. Additional credits: Love’s Labor’s Lost (Folger Theatre, directed by Vivienne Benesch), They Promised Her the Moon (Miranda Theatre Co., directed by Valentina Fratti), The Tempest (A.R.T., co-directed by Aaron Posner & Teller).

Andy Rindlisbach

Andy Rindlisbach

Hamlet

Andy is honored to be making his ASF debut. In NYC, he understudied these same roles during Bedlam’s Off-Broadway run. He is a resident artist with Riot Act Theatre, and has worked at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Pioneer Theatre Co., among others. He has appeared in Disney Channel movies, and independent films. BFA, University of Utah. Dedicated to the memory of my dad, Kirk J. Rindlisbach.

Director – Eric Tucker
Assistant Directors – Juliana Beecher, Nathan Winkelstein
Stage Manager – Hannah-Jean Farris
Production Assistant – Katie An Siegel
Scenic Designer – John McDermott
Costume Designer – Eric Tucker
Lighting Designer – Les Dickert
Sound Designer – Eric Tucker

 

Produced in partnership with

 

The Actors and Stage Managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Sponsor

Ben May Charitable Trust