Eric Simonson - Eric Simonson, Tony Pontaro, Fran Kirmser and Thomas Kail New York City, USA - Opening night of the Broadway production of 'Lombardi' at the Circle In the Square Theatre - Arrivals Thursday 21st October 2010
This new version of Hamlet, directed by Campbell Scott (The Spanish Prisoner) and Eric Simonson does just that, and beautifully so. The setting is Americanized (the post-Civil War-era South), the production design simple, and nobody is forcing an accent unknown to them. It makes you want to scrounge for the books you packed away in high school because you didn't feel like figuring them out at the time.
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