The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1319 Thursday, 29 June 2000.
Date: Wednesday, 28 Jun 2000 12:34:29 EDT
Subject: Hamlet at the Berliner Ensemble
Saturday, June 24, I saw Hamlet, in German, as presented by the
Direction and adaptation was by Achim Freyer, from a working by August
The production was envisioned as a grotesque fever-dream. The stage was
absolutely bare: naked brick, grating and catwalks, lighting fixtures
and speakers in full view. There was an outlined infantile skull with a