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Nov 21, 2017 |

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Poster designed by Northwest Academy student Z
Tickets are now on sale for Northwest Academy’s staging of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

Performance Dates
December 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 @ 7pm
December 9 @ 2pm

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play. In Tom Stoppard’s best-known work, this Shakespearean Laurel and Hardy finally get a chance to take the lead role, but do so in a world where echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, where reality and illusion intermix, and where fate leads our two heroes to a tragic but inevitable end.

Winner! Tony® Award for Best Play

Winner! NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play

“Very funny, very brilliant, very chilling; it has the dust of thought about it and the particles glitter excitingly in the theatrical air.” – The New York Times

Ticket Prices
Adults $12.00
Students $6.00
Faculty $6.00
Thespians $5.00

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