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Fortinbras Gets Drunk

 

A macabre retelling of Hamlet from a Norweigan point of view
 
“That Fortinbras is a wickedly funny play…I guess, it’s really about the final end of politics as a moral quantity- all that remains of it is the lifeboat situation- places for eight with twelve people trying to get in…Still Glowacki’s work has some kind of hope secretly hidden in it. Maybe it’s only because it makes laughter- if you don’t burst the stitches and bleed to death.”

-Arthur Miller

 
“Janusz Glowacki focuses on Fortinbras, a minor character in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ and creates an epic retelling of the rotten doings in Denmark. ‘Fortinbras Gets Drunk,’ in its Coast premiere, brilliantly mirrors the machinations of contemporary global politics.”

-Julio Martinez, Los Angeles Times

 

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