The Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc – 3. 5. at 19:30 h
Jugoslovensko dramsko pozorište Beograd

W. Shakespeare: HAMLET

Director: Aleksandar Popovski

Adaptation: Goran Stefanovski
Set design: NUMEN i Ivana Jonke
Costume design: Maria Marković
Composer: Kiril Džajkovski
Scene movement: Kiril Džajkovski

Cast: Nebojša Glogovac, Jasna Đuričić, Jovana Stojiljković, Bojan Dimitrijević, Nikola Rakočević, Vlasta Velisavljević, Goran Šušljik, Boris Milivojević, Miloš Samolov, Milan Marić

In this play, Hamlet is by no means a melancholic student about to discover murder, evil and deceit, but a mature man who sees it all. His uncle Claudius, twice younger than Hamlet’s father whom he kills, becomes the king and marries Hamlet’s mother who is twice his age. The new ruler is the manager of a new era, bursting with power and testosterone alike, trampling over everyone and everything in his way, insensitive to human values, honesty and integrity. The famous question “To be, or not to be” is not the key dilemma here, but that one question Hamlet directs to the auditorium; “Should virtue itself of vice must pardon beg?”, which, so it seems, is becoming the major accusation of the 21st century. (…)
Bojan Munjin, Hamlet for Our Times,
Portal Novosti