a comedy for a cast of 6: 3 men and 3 women. The Story: Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series;. Paul Rudnick series; a rich, beautiful girlfriend; a glamorous, devoted agent; the perfect New York apartment; and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. The I Hate Hamlet Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical by Paul Rudnick.

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Feb 07, Olivia Ward rated it it was amazing Shelves: He must decide between stage and sm An actor finishes a successful run in a T. I liked all of the characters except one Dierdre – too annoying. I don’t, though, of course. Cam Le rated it really liked it Jan 14, I would love love love to see this performed.

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Highly recommend this one! I put this other edition up because this book contains a Introduction by the author in which he discussed the problem that occurred between the two actors. Jul 02, Monica rated it liked it Shelves: The SCSP might be able to pull it off. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there’s one problem: It was pretty interesting, but I am sure better to see. From the moment Barrymore returns, dressed in high Shakespearean garb, Andrew’s life is no longer his own.

This prompts a seance to summon his ghost. Andrew proclaims his hatred hte Hamlet and later on gets acting help from Barrymore’s ghost.

Along with the rudncik estate agent who sold Andrew his apartment which coincidentally once belonged to BarrymoreFelicia Dantine, they bring him back. He is openly gay. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When his agent, Lillian Troy, reminisces about her romance with John Barrymore, the famous actor who once played Hamlet, they decide to have a seance to bring him back.

A funny and engaging comedy. Williamson was quite a handful. One cast member actually hit another during a duel scene, hammlet to a walk-out during the show. Even though Barrymore seduces Dierdre, she ultimately chooses Andrew, since he went through with his performance anyway. Now Published Musicals Pulitzer Winners.

He moves into an apartment formerly inhabited by the great actor John Barrymore. Fun premise, enjoyed very much. Jul 25, Chambers Stevens rated it liked it Shelves: Nicol Williamsonwho played the role of John Uate in the initial Broadway production, was notoriously mercurial, and gradually alienated most of his fellow cast and crewmembers.

An actor finishes a successful run in a T. I’ll let kids know it exists, but it’re really not a wonderful teaching tool. Andrew Rally seems to have it all: Tony Winners Manuscripts Special Collections. The Department of Theatre seeks students interested in studying acting, directing, scene design Read More dancers Performer.

In the meantime, a rudhick Television comedy series is about to make an offer to him. Rudnick is an American playwright, screenwriter and novelist.

Men Women Total Cast. There are no rudnck topics on this book yet. Aug 01, Lauren rated it really liked it. If you are a fan of any or all, I would highly recommend this play. Featured Jobs Near You. I have never been able to acquire a taste for anything remotely Shakespearean.

Obviously, this is a script, meant to be performed, not read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Briana Higgins rated it really liked it Jun 06, Hadley James rated it it was amazing Apr 24, Jun 26, Suze rated it really liked it Shelves: The ghost of Barrymore appears to him and teaches him a thing or two about acting and about living.

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I saw I Hate Hamlet at a college in Mississippi. Odds are that I’d have to direct to get it on stage where I’m at though. Mar 30, Scott rated it liked it Shelves: Views Read Edit View history.