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THEATRE CORNER: Backstage: The Old Globe’s Hamlet

Stream now or tune in Friday, June 11, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 + Thursday, June 17 at 9 p.m. & 11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Grantham Coleman in the title role of

Credit: Courtesy of Jim Cox

Above: Grantham Coleman in the title role of "Hamlet," by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, 2017.

THEATRE CORNER: BACKSTAGE takes an in-depth look at one of Shakespeare’s most iconic plays, “Hamlet.” With countless productions over its 400-year life, The Old Globe broke box-office records with their 2017 hit featuring a diverse cast and Black lead.

Hear from cast members and director Barry Edelstein on their experiences with the production, the importance of diversity in Shakespeare, and how one can cope with grief through Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy.

THEATRE CORNER: Backstage: The Old Globe’s Hamlet 

Get an in-depth look at one of Shakespeare’s most iconic plays, “Hamlet.” With countless productions over its 400-year life, The Old Globe broke box-office records with their 2017 hit featuring a diverse cast and Black lead.

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