Hamlet

A Canadian Stage Production

 
Over 40 years of Shakespeare under the stars

Dive into the electrifying world of Shakespeare's timeless masterpiece, helmed by Jessica Carmichael (Stratford, Shaw, Blyth) with a fantastic ensemble of players. Set amidst the tumultuous backdrop of political intrigue and familial betrayal, this iconic tale follows the tormented Prince of Denmark as he grapples with existential questions of life, death, and revenge.

Fast Facts

  • Most seating is on the grass; blankets and pillows are welcome. Limited accessible seating is also available (contacting the box office is recommended). 
  • Lawn chairs are available to rent (Limited number available, for use at the rear of the amphitheatre)
  • Audience members are welcome to bring along picnics, snacks, or enjoy concessions on site.
  • Sunday evening performances are now at 7:00pm
  • The production is appropriate for adults and kids of all ages.

In the event of rain or severe weather during the show, Canadian Stage may delay, pause, or cancel the performance. Please note: we very rarely make rain cancellations prior to 8pm.

Join us for Subscriber Night in the park on Wednesday, July 31 at 8pm or Tuesday, August 13 at 8pm.
Subscribers to the 24.25 Main Stage Season can book their complimentary tickets beginning May 21, 2024 by contacting the Box Office.

We are thrilled to offer backstage tours of the High Park Amphitheatre at 6:30pm prior to Tuesday evening performances of Hamlet starting July 30th. Backstage tours are only open to ticketholders of that evening's performance. Patrons wishing to attend the backstage tour must present their tickets for that evening's performance of Hamlet. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration is available on the ticket purchasing page. 

One of the country’s longest-running and most beloved theatre traditions.  – Toronto Star
Exceptional storytelling and an idyllic escape from the clamour of city life.  – Intermission Magazine

sunday / jul 21

7:00pm

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tuesday / jul 23

8:00pm

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wednesday / jul 24

8:00pm

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thursday / jul 25

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friday / jul 26

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saturday / jul 27

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sunday / jul 28

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tuesday / jul 30

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wednesday / jul 31

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thursday / aug 1

8:00pm

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friday / aug 2

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saturday / aug 3

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sunday / aug 4

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tuesday / aug 6

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wednesday / aug 7

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Playwright

  • William Shakespeare

Set and Costume Designer

Lighting Designer

Sound Designer

  • Christopher Ross-Ewart

Fight Director

Casting Consultant

Vocal Coach

  • Nancy Benjamin

Movement Coach

  • Lisa Karen Cox

Text Coach

  • Tim Welham

Stage Manager

Assistant Stage Manager

Apprentice Stage Manager

  • Kayla Thomas

Lead Corporate Sponsor

Dream in High Park is generously supported by 

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