The first international play to grace the Capitol Theatre's stage, Globe to Globe Hamlet has a hefty aim: to reach all countries in the world. The local theatre scene has seen its fair share of Shakespeare, but the authenticity of a travelling version from the Globe itself is unique.

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Expect the intensity of the play to be uncompromising: Hamlet, the tale of a youthful Danish prince seeking revenge for the murder of his father, will be staged on a minimal set at a small venue. It's a subtle reminder to get your tickets quickly  only five shows will be staged.

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Hamlet will be staged at the Capitol Theatre Singapore from 8 to 12 September. More details and ticketing information can be found here.