This nude, all-male production of ‘Hamlet’ is giving Shakespeare…

This nude, all-male production of ‘Hamlet’ is giving Shakespeare an unexpected body-positive twist

  • Hamlet is having a moment in 2017. The latest, and perhaps most revealing example: 
  • Torn Out Theater’s “nude, all-male, body-positive” outdoor production  being put on in Manhattan’s Central Park and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.
  • Why Hamlet? “I have been asking myself that question for a month,” director Pitr Strait said in an interview. “We wanted to follow up The Tempest with something that addressed body image and body positivity for men. … We wanted to tell a story about being yourself even when everyone in the world is telling you not to. And once we realized that, like it or not, Hamlet tells that story.” Read more (8/8/17)