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Hamletmachine Mines Shakespeare to Explore Anarchy, Freedom, and Violence

Hamletmachine, directed by Paul Lampert, is Theatre @ York’s first mounted show of the 2014/15 season. Written in 1977, Heiner Muller's postmodern drama is loosely based on Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Theatre@York's adaptation of the text explores revolutions and rebellions from the 1960s to the 2000s. Are there points in our lives when we are Hamlet, raging against the machine that we are a part of? What prompts these rebellions? How do we find identity through rebelling?

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Spotlight on Alumni: Aris Athanasopoulos

This month, actor Aris Athanasopoulos (BFA 2007) will be playing Spinoza in New Jerusalem by David Ives at the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company. In this spotlight, Aris shares stories of his career so far and his thoughts on what made his time at York special. While he's at it, he's got some great advice for current students, those about to graduate and recent alums. Read More

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Spotlight on Faculty: Don Rubin

Don Rubin, whose specialization is Theatre Studies—in particular aesthetics, criticism, Canadian theatre, and modern drama—has been teaching in the Dept. of Theatre since it's very first days. He sat down to discuss his work, how he came to York, and the response to the conference on the Shakespeare Authorship Question that he hosted this Fall. Read More

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Spotlight on Alumni: Coyote Collective

Alumni (BA/BFA 2012) Susannah Mackay, Eric Welch, Blue Bigwood-Mallin and Max Tepper formed the Coyote Collective in 2012, after graduating from the Creative Ensemble and, for Tepper, the Acting Program. They catch up to tell us about the making of their company, their time at York, and their next production, Labour . Read More

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Hamletmachine Mines Shakespeare to Explore Anarchy, Freedom, and Violence

Hamletmachine, directed by Paul Lampert, is Theatre @ York’s first mounted show of the 2014/15 season. Written in 1977, Heiner Muller's postmodern drama is loosely based on Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Theatre@York's adaptation of the text explores revolutions and rebellions from the 1960s to the 2000s. Are there points in our lives when we are Hamlet, raging against the machine that we are a part of? What prompts these rebellions? How do we find identity through rebelling?

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Hamletmachine Build Begins!

The backstage crew of Hamletmachine takes its first week of production seriously. Immense work has started in the carp shop as it houses the carpentry, paint, and props crew. READ MORE

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