Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University is set to stage “Hamlet” at Natmondal on DU campus marking, Dhaka University Day. The production, assisted by Edward M. Kennedy Center, will run from July 4-7 at 7:30pm.
Vice-chancellor of Dhaka University, Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique will inaugurate the four-day theatre fest on June 4 evening, with Mamunur Rashid as special guest.
Ashik Rahman Leon has directed the play, translated by Shamsur Rahman. The Shakespearean classic depicts the tragic life of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Hamlet, a vengeful hero vows to avenge his father's death. Along the way he loses everything, which eventually leads to his downfall.
Students of third year and Master's of Theatre and Performance Studies Department of DU will feature in different roles in the play.