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Hamlet Prince of Skidmark

Understanding the world of Shakespeare might be a bit of a stretch for kids aged five and over, but Richard Higgins and Matt Kelly – aka The Listies – have pulled apart one of the wordsmith’s classics and glued it back together to deliver one interactive hour of comical costumes and a mass of madness.

Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark offers young audiences a very different – and much more fun – version of The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. With ghosts, castles, sword fights and some spooky stuff, it’s got everything a kiddo could want in a stage performance.

There’s also a bunch of clever tricky things, with supersonic gags and expertly timed stage magic to wow young minds.

This action-packed hour of silliness also boasts pillow fights, pirates, ninjas, ninja pirates, aliens, ninja pirate aliens – yep, they’re a thing – zombies, and a bunch of other side-splitting stuff.

The only thing you can be sure of in this very cheeky riff on Hamlet is that everyone dies at the end – including the audience!


Hamlet Prince of Skidmark
WHEN FRI 20 AUG, 6PM SAT 21 AUG, 2PM & 6PM
AT DARWIN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
COST $25.50-$30 | $100 FAMILY
INFO yourcentre.com.au darwinfestival.org.au

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