STATEMENT FROM MARCUS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
All events that were scheduled between now and April 26th, 2020 have been canceled or postponed to a later date.
The Comedy of Hamlet… Kinda Sorta has been postponed.
In accordance with statewide guidance regarding the COVID-19 virus the Marcus Center will be closed to the public through April 26th, 2020, including all Box Office walk-up windows, administrative offices, and the Morning Glory Gallery. We will continue to monitor the situation and extend the closure as needed.
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We look forward to welcoming patrons back into a clean and safe gathering space for our community to enjoy the shared experience of seeing stories unfold live on stage. Thank you for your patience and your continued support.
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A parody retelling of the original story with contemporary language and a comedic bite. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge...kinda sorta.
The cast, full of comedy heavyweights, keeps the audience on their toes with fast-paced quipping and engaging antics.
Priority seating and pricing for groups of 10 or more, Students, Groups, Theater Lovers, book now!
Written and Directed By Patrick Schmitz
Starring the Shakesparody Players
Patrick Schmitz Bio:
Patrick is in his seventh year as the theatre teacher at Brown Deer High School. He is a local playwright from Milwaukee and The Comedy of Romeo and Juliet...kinda sorta is the twelfth play he’s written. He has worked as the lead improvisation coach at First Stage Children’s Theater for 20 years. He has performed/taught for Comedy Sportz, taken classes through Second City and IO in Chicago, and has performed stand-up comedy throughout the state. He's worked as the co-producer for the Milwaukee Comedy Festival and he is also the founder/artistic director for a guerilla theatre operation called Sketch 22.