Ninagawa Hamlet at the Barbican

Ninagawa HamletThe Japanese theatre director Yukio Ninagawa is eighty this year, and to celebrate he’s bringing his production of Hamlet to the Barbican Theatre. Those of you who saw his production of Cymbeline at the Barbican in 2012 have no doubt bought your tickets already – for the rest of you, this is a heads-up. Ninagawa has spent his life producing Shakespeare – so much so that Ninagawa Shakespeare is a recognised genre. This production of Hamlet is his eighth staging of the work. Continue reading