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Sedgwick Theater
7137 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19119
877-238-5596
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October 24, 2013: There will be a post-show discussion with the cast and director.

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The Groundling offer refers to the standing area in the “pit” around the stage platform.

Josh Carpenter as Hamlet will be joined by Quintessence regulars Daniel Fredrick as Rosencrantz (Poprishchin in The Diary of a Madman), Rachel Brodeur as Ophelia (Nina in The Seagull), Sean Bradley as Laertes (The Guard in Antigone, Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice) and Alexander Harvey as Guildenstern (Emilia in Othello). Quintessence is also excited to welcome the return of E. Ashley Izard as Gertrude,* *Sonja Field as the Player Queen, Matt Lorenz as Horatio and Griffin Stanton-Ameisen as Fortinbras. They will be joined by John Preston as Polonius and Ralph Edmonds as Claudius, both making their Quintessence debuts.

About the Ticket Supplier: Quintessence Theatre Group

Quintessence Theatre Group is dedicated to the performance and adaptation of epic works of classic literature and drama for the contemporary stage, which ignites the mind through the power of the actor, design and spoken word. Quintessence Theatre exists to develop and produce theatre which is immediate and necessary, and that strives to attract new audiences to the art form by challenging its artists and audiences alike to consider what is essential in theatre and in human nature.