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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Monday, February 3 at 8:00pm

Little Theater (Hall Auditorium Annex) 67 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

 

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard, directed by Sarah Rosengarten ’14.

“Look on any exit as being an entrance somewhere else,” says the Player to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. These two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet take center stage in Tom Stoppard’s hilarious, yet meditative Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, directed by Sarah Rosengarten (’14). The two find themselves at the mercy of meta-theatrical circumstances beyond their control. While constantly disoriented by their tragicomical situation, even confusing themselves for the other, the pair engage in slapstick-like games and musings in order to understand their roles in the play and the world at large. Ultimately, their various diversions and contemplations provide a comical take on how much control we have over our own destiny.   

 

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February 1, 2, 3, and 4 at 8pm

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It was sold out and didn't get in. :(

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