Bedlam's HAMLET to be Live-Streamed in New York City Schools Tomorrow

Bedlam's HAMLET to be Live-Streamed in New York City Schools Tomorrow

The Wednesday, February 26 2PM performance of Bedlam's Hamlet by William Shakespeare will be live streamed to participating New York City schools in association with Virtual Arts TV. This multi-camera, real time live stream brings this critically acclaimed production directly into classrooms, and enables students and teachers to interact via chat rooms with the cast and crew during the show. For more information, visit

Bedlam's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet plays at off-Broadway's Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street, NYC) in rotating repertory with George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan through Sunday, March 9. The productions are directed by Eric Tucker. For tickets and more information please visit

Played in repertory and with four actors, Hamlet and Saint Joan are boldly theatrical, stripped down, immersive productions of classic plays by one of America's most innovative downtown theatre companies.

The cast features Tom O'Keefe, Andrus Nichols, Eric Tucker and Stephan Wolfert.

Bedlam is a company committed to the immediacy of the relationship between the actor and the audience. With large ideas and modest budgets, Bedlam creates theatre in a flexible, raw space, presenting new writing, contemporary reappraisals of the classics and small-scale musical theatre. Their productions always include the audience. Storytelling is paramount. Bedlam believes that innovative use of space can collapse aesthetic distance and bring the audience into direct contact with the dangers and delicacies of life--inciting laughter and chaos, provoking thought and recreating the thrill of live experience.

VirtualArtsTV is the first company dedicated to live-streaming theater dance and music to viewers across the globe. The inventors of the modern, live-streamed performing arts experience, the VirtualArts Team specializes in transforming live theater, dance and music into compelling, interactive, live video events tailored specifically to the online audience.

The design team includes John McDermott (Set Design), Les Dickert (Lighting Design) and Trampas Thompson (Fight Choreographer).

Bedlam's Hamlet and Saint Joan are produced by Meredith Lucio, Sarah Hancock and Ron Simons in association with Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino, Patrick Blake, David Elliott and Martin Platt.

In this quintessential Shakespearean drama, Hamlet's halting pursuit of revenge for his father's death unfolds in a series of highly charged confrontations that climax in tragedy.

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