The Metropolitan Opera: Hamlet

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Release Date: March 27, 2010 (limited)

3h 43m | Drama, Musical, Other

The works of Shakespeare have inspired more operatic adaptations than any other writer's. Simon Keenlyside and Marlis Petersen bring two of Shakespeare's unforgettable characters to life in this new production of Ambroise Thomas's Hamlet. For the role of Ophelia, the French composer created an extended mad scene that is among the greatest in opera.

Director: Louis Langrée
Studio: The Metropolitan Opera
Producer(s): Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier
Cast: Simon Keenlyside, Marlis Petersen, James Morrison, Jennifer Larmore, Toby Spence

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