Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch on screen in Rosendale

Benedict Cumberbatch

The British National Theatre Live series is hot right now. Consider the casting of today’s great actor Benedict Cumberbatch – of Sherlock fame – as Hamlet, in a new full-length production screening this Sunday, November 22 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rosendale Theatre. Critics are calling it a generational triumph. According to a review in Variety: “This is a Hamlet for a world on the edge: a warning from history, and a plea for new ideas from a new generation.”

The running time is three hours and 20 minutes, including a 20-minute intermission. Tickets cost $12 general admission, $10 for members. The Rosendale Theatre is located at 408 Main Street in Rosendale. For more information, call (845) 658-8989 or visit https://rosendaletheatre.org.

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