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Gertrude and Claudius

Produced by Barrington Stage Company @ Boyd-Quinson Mainstage

30 Union Street, Pittsfield, MA, USA

July 18, 2019 - August 3, 2019

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Behind the scenes

Mark St. Germain (Playwright), John Updike (Author of original novel), Julianne Boyd (Director), & Barbara Allen (Choreographer)

Starring

Elijah Alexander, Nick LaMedica, Kate MacCluggage, Rocco Sisto, & Mary Stout

Performance Type

Theater

ABOUT THE SHOW

A provocative prequel to Hamlet. Passion. Deception. Power. A love story for the ages based on the brilliant book by John Updike, told through the uncanny lens of Mark St. Germain. 2018 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award Winner.


GERTRUDE: We must not speak of love.

CLAUDIUS: No, we must not.

GERTRUDE: This is sin.

CLAUDIUS: Not by the laws of love. There are sins against the Church, and sins against nature. Our sin has been these many years one of denying our natures.


This play contains mature content.


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