the story

Hamlet, a Danish prince, discovers that his uncle Claudius murdered his father and took the throne; Hamlet's mother has married the usurper. Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and revenge is considered among the greatest plays in the English language.

The Team

Author: William Shakespeare

Director: Jonathan Kent

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tara FitzGerald, Francesca Annis


1995 Tony Awards

  • Best Actor in a Play (Ralph Fiennes)
  • Best Revival of a Play (Nominated)

1995 Drama Desk Award

  • Outstanding Actor in a Play (Ralph Fiennes)
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Tara FitzGerald)

1995 Theatre World Award

  • Best Actor (Ralph Fiennes)