Matt Sciple and Clarence Wethern return to discuss Theatre in the Round’s production of Hamlet.
00:00: Before we get to Hamlet discussion, Clarence talks about his time at Old Log Theater‘s production of Jeeves in Bloom.
04:16: Transitioning to Hamlet, Matt discusses why he chose Clarence for the role.
06:44: Matt discusses his general approach to Shakespeare and how that applies to Hamlet.
10:35: Developing character through collaboration between director and actor.
12:50: Hamlet as a theatrical entry point for young artists and its appeal across generations.
14:59: The consequences of cutting aspects of Hamlet and their sometimes detrimental effect on the narrative.
18:56: Working with Hamlet in the round.
Hamlet plays from March 18th through April 17th at Theatre in the Round.