Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch on screen in Rosendale

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

The British National Theatre Live series is hot right now. Consider the casting of today’s great actor Benedict Cumberbatch – of Sherlock fame – as Hamlet, in a new full-length production screening this Sunday, November 22 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rosendale Theatre. Critics are calling it a generational triumph. According to a review in Variety: “This is a Hamlet for a world on the edge: a warning from history, and a plea for new ideas from a new generation.”

The running time is three hours and 20 minutes, including a 20-minute intermission. Tickets cost $12 general admission, $10 for members. The Rosendale Theatre is located at 408 Main Street in Rosendale. For more information, call (845) 658-8989 or visit https://rosendaletheatre.org.

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