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Bernhardt/Hamlet - 2018 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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Mark Twain wrote, "There are five kinds of actresses: bad actresses, fair actresses, good actresses, great actresses. And then there is Sarah Bernhardt." In 1899, the international stage celebrity set out to tackle her most ambitious role yet: Hamlet. Theresa Rebeck's new play rollicks with high comedy and human drama, set against the lavish Shakespearean production that could make or break Bernhardt's career. Janet McTeer, "one of the finest classical actresses of her generation" (The Telegraph), brings the legendary leading lady to life. The remaining cast and creative team will be announced soon.

Schedule

Running Time:

Two hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission

American Airlines Theatre (Broadway)


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St.
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Featured Reviews For Bernhardt/Hamlet


Review: Theresa Rebeck's 'Bernhardt/Hamlet' needed to stick with the Dane and the diva - Chicago Tribune
Perhaps everyone was worried that would have limited the play's appeal, rendering it nerdy and overly Shakespearean. Come on, it's only the greatest play, ever. I say it would only have deepened its truths, and it would have freed McTeer in the process.

BWW Review: Janet McTeer Speaks The Speeches Ever So Trippingly in Theresa Rebeck's BERNHARDT/HAMLET - BroadwayWorld
Playwright Theresa Rebeck offers her star many such pithy moments in her fact-based comedy/drama Bernhardt/Hamlet. Her explanation as to why a woman would be the most sensible choice to play Shakespeare's "passionate, confused boy with the mind of a man of forty," is inarguably logical. Her act one curtain line is a real kicker and there's a glorious scene of intellectual fury as she justifiably chastises a playwright who has written a role for her that he regards as "the embodiment of female perfection," but she immediately recognizes as "some statue for you to throw your genius poetry at."


 



 

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by Nicole Rosky - November 18, 2018
As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Roundabout Theatre Company concludes the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, today, November 18, after 26 preview performances and 63 regular performances.
by Julie Musbach - November 6, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, onSunday, November 18.
by Nicole Rosky - October 30, 2018
Alphonse Mucha is portrayed eight times a week on Broadway by Matthew Saldivar, but he wasn't the only Mucha in the American Airlines Theatre this week. The great-grandson of the artist, Marcus Mucha, just checked out the play and stopped to pose with the cast backstage. Check out photos below!
by Julie Musbach - October 28, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company's Bernhardt/Hamlet tells the story of stage legend Sarah Bernhardt and her battle to take on one of the most sacred roles in theatre canon. Bernhardt was unrivaled in her day and recognized as the epitome of talent. There is no better actress to tackle the inimitable performer than legend in her own right Janet McTeer.
by Nicole Rosky - October 11, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced a one-week extension of the Roundabout-commissioned play Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, now through November 18, 2018.
by Jennifer Broski - September 26, 2018
To Broadway, or not to Broadway? It's not such a question for Bernhardt/Hamlet, which celebrated a triumphant opening last night at the American Airlines Theatre.
by TV - Opening Night Special - September 26, 2018
To Broadway, or not to Broadway? It's not such a question for Bernhardt/Hamlet, which celebrated a triumphant opening last night at the American Airlines Theatre. 
by Jennifer Broski - September 26, 2018
Bernhardt/Hamlet officially opened last night, Tuesday, September 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night. Check out photos from the red carpet below!
by Jennifer Broski - September 26, 2018
Bernhardt/Hamlet officially opened last night, Tuesday, September 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night. Check out photos of the cast, including Janet McTeer, taking their opening night bows, below!
by Michael Dale - September 25, 2018
'All that privilege and he can't figure out how to do anything?,' ponders one of the world's greatest actors as she attempts to delve into the psyche of one of the world's greatest theatrical characters.
by Review Roundups - September 25, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Co. presents the world premiere Broadway production of Bernhardt/Hamlet, opening on Broadway tonight.
by TV - Red Carpets - September 25, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel.
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 24, 2018
Bernhardt/Hamlet opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 11, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by Nicole Rosky - September 17, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announced today that Tony Carlin (Junk) has stepped into the role of "Louis" in the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Mr. Carlin replaces Paxton Whitehead, who has departed the production for health reasons.
by Julie Musbach - September 12, 2018
Get a first look below at Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's BERNHARDT/HAMLET, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, starring Janet McTeer
by Walter McBride - September 10, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, is hard at play on Broadway! Check out the play's marquee at the American Airlines Theatre!
by Julie Musbach - August 31, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet begins previews today. Get to know the cast as they begin Broadway performances!
by Nicole Rosky - August 21, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's BERNHARDT/HAMLET, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, starring Janet McTeer as "Sarah Bernhardt," Dylan Baker as "Constant Coquelin" and Jason Butler Harner as "Edmond Rostand."
by TV - Press Previews - August 11, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe, Tony & Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer as 'Sarah Bernhardt.' The play will begin preview performances on September 1, 2018 and opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 18, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.
by Jennifer Broski - August 8, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe, Tony & Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer as 'Sarah Bernhardt.' The play will begin preview performances on September 1, 2018 and opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 18, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.

Bernhardt/Hamlet Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Bernhardt/Hamlet have their been?
Bernhardt/Hamlet has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 2018.

What Tony Awards has Bernhardt/Hamlet been nominated for?
Best Costume Design of a Play for Toni-Leslie James.

What other awards has Bernhardt/Hamlet been nominated for?
Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Toni-Leslie JamesDistinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Janet McTeer and Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Beowulf Boritt.

What other awards has Bernhardt/Hamlet won?
Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Toni-Leslie James Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Janet McTeer Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Beowulf Boritt.

What productions of Bernhardt/Hamlet have their been?
Bernhardt/Hamlet has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 2018.

What awards has Bernhardt/Hamlet been nominated for?
Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Toni-Leslie JamesDistinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Janet McTeer and Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Beowulf Boritt.

What awards has Bernhardt/Hamlet won?
Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Toni-Leslie James Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Janet McTeer Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Beowulf Boritt.