DARK LADY PLAYERS (2010)
God the Father & The Polar AxisCLAUDIUS The Beast from the Land GERTRUDE The Whore of BabylonGHOST OF OLD HAMLET The Devil Apollyon/The Destroyer
The actors are come hither, my lord.
They are the best actors in the world, either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-historical, tragical-comical-historical-pastoral, sceneindividable, or poem unlimited: Seneca cannot be too heavy, nor Plautus too light. For the law of writ and the liberty, these are the only men; well, actually someare women
(Enter Four Players)
Then you are welcome, all. I am glad to see thee well. Were you not in Wittenberg some fewyears ago? It seems to me I have seen you act before. Could you give us a play tonight?
Yes, my lord, we performed before Dr. Faustus at the University of Wittenberg. We are thesame company, numerous enough, and well rehearsed.
Have you still the same three actresses with you? They used to play well.
No, my lord only two. One stayed behind with her husband at the Court of Saxony.
Masters, Mistresses, you are all welcome:
Are you ready for a play my Lord?.
What is the name of the play called?
(he pulls out an enormous Play book)
The name of the play is
HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK
, and each actor has their ownversion so you can choose who shall perform it. It is very full of questions.