The Ghost Of Hamlet Analysis

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Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a story of tragedy and loss. A glimpse into the inner workings of Shakespeare’s mind. The day was January 26, 2018, a windy, chilled night. The theatre performance was set to begin at 8:00 pm at Hollywood Arts Park (Young Circle). I arrived at 7:20 p.m., the "open-grass" gave plenty of space sit, despite this, earlier birds nested in more advantageous views, leaving me to sit far left (one of the more unfavorable view). My pre-show mood was neutral, without any bias prior to the performance. The distance between the audience and the theatre performance (aesthetic distance) was physically known by the concrete floor that distanced the stage and the "open-grass" where the audience took seating. The stage looked like …show more content…

The old, ghostly first part of the scene make this well known. The Ghost of Old Hamlet (played by Adolfo Herrera), makes this apparent in the first half of the play. As The Ghost of Old Hamlet, who at the time was not “marked”, approaches Horatio (played by Daniel Rodriguez) it becomes known that this apparition is Hamlet’s father. Once the ghost meets Hamlet, he tells Hamlet he is his father and that he died by his own brother’s vial deeds. The structure of the play is climatic. Each scene connects with the other. The main plot carries on with every scene, transitioning events from previous scenes into new …show more content…

Never have I had to stop writing or take note, until this play. The way which the spine of the story began left me in awe, even when I vaguely knew some details prior to the show. The characters gave off a realistic vibe even though certain aspects of the play were non-realistic. The actors that played the characters were not fazed by unexpected missteps. Which kept the characters believable and without disturbing the overall tone of the play. I recall hats falling off and hoods being un-clocked and yet the actors recovered and went on with the script. As for the characters themselves, Hamlet has an excellent way of finding who was with him and who was against him. His way of playfully demeanor towards people he does not like makes it easy to understand who he dislikes or does not agree with. One problem I did face during the play was the language. There were many words that are not used in modern day times that were used. This made following motives of certain characters troublesome. Unlike readying a book or watching a video, there is no way to pause and look up words. This was one of the few things I found to be

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