HAMLET IN THE PARK
SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER 2019
Einbunpin Lagoon Park
Cnr Lagoon St/Brighton Rd
1pm QUEENSLAND WIND ORCHESTRA
Shakespeare’s plays traditionally kicked off with a trumpet fanfare.
Let the Queensland Wind Orchestra energise you for the day!
En garde! Agente! Watch authentic Shakespearean swordplay by Prima Spada and learn about the skills and weaponry used in historical fencing.
Directed by TAMA MATHESON and TABATHA MCFADYEN
Experience Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy about the Danish prince who vows to avenge his father’s murder. This production will feature TAMA MATHESON (director with Opera Australia) as Hamlet, EUGENE GILFEDDER (multi Matilda Award winner) as King Claudius, LAURA KENEALLY (TV actor) as Queen Gertrude, ELLEN BAILEY (Storm Boy | Queensland Theatre) as Ophelia, plus a supporting cast of Brisbane’s finest Shakespeare actors.
Sausage sizzle, cakes and drinks provided by the Shorncliffe Pottery Club Bring thine own rug or chair for comfort! Free facepainting for kids.
About Einbunpin Lagoon Park
In Brisbane's seaside suburb of Sandgate, Einbunpin Lagoon Park features a tree-lined parkland and waterhole lagoon - home to a wide variety of bird life! Our Shakespeare audience often includes ducks, seagulls, and very vocal cockatoos!
TRAVEL INFORMATION: There is free parking at Einbunpin Lagoon Park and plenty of free parking in surrounding streets. For those catching public transport, the Sandgate Railway Station and Bus Interchange are a 5-10 minute walk away.