Embark on an unparalleled journey into the heart of Shakespeare’s timeless masterpiece as legendary director Robert Lepage and the acclaimed dancer/choreographer Guillaume Côté reunite in a spellbinding collaboration. Following the resounding success of their previous triumph, “Frame by Frame,” these two visionary artists have once again joined forces to bring you an extraordinary rendition of Hamlet like never before.Witness the magic unfold as Lepage and Côté eschew traditional dialogue, captivating audiences with a mesmerizing performance that relies solely on movement, music, and innovative set design.Performed by hand-picked dancers from Côté Dance and Côté himself in the title role, this production of Hamlet skillfully portrays pivotal moments from the renowned play, preserving its inherent power while making it accessible to a wide audience.
Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in one of theatre’s most persistent and haunting stories of our times, conjured by the collaboration of Lepage and Côté, two distinguished icons in the world of performing arts.
“Côté’s choreography leaned heavily on balletic athleticism — turns, jumps, lifts, extensions — used purposefully, it must be said, not simply to impress.”
– Victor Swoboda, Dance International
“Two hours of pure enchantment, set in a time space where emotion, ritual and metaphor take over, offering a whole new dimension to Hamlet without ever distorting its meaning.”
– Sylvie St-Jacques, Jeu, revue de théâtre
“We are witnessing something that will go down in history. A two-hour show of non-stop extraordinary intensity. The cast is fabulous. The staging is brilliant, the choreography magnificent.”
– Carole Trempe, Journal des citoyens