Stratford Festival HD 2016 Film Series - 3-Pack Set (Hamlet, Pericles & Shrew)
Hamlet A ghostly visitor with a shocking secret, a daughter devastated by loss, a deadly duel and the most famous question in all of drama: Shakespeare's iconic tragedy will hold you spellbound. Jonathan Goad is witty and courageous in the title role, but also deeply human. The film excites and surprises at every turn, with a cast of some of the world's finest classical actors bringing to life the most intense and heart-breaking relationships the stage has ever seen.
The Adventures of Pericles A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. This magical production of Shakespeare's epic tale follows a fairy-tale hero on a miraculous journey as fate guides the wandering hero to one of literature's most poignant reunions. Evan Buliung gives a sweeping performance, portraying the dashing young prince with verve and swagger, and taking him into his elder years with sorrowful tenderness. It is a story rarely told, and one you won't soon forget.
The Taming of the Shrew Courtship or conquest? The breakdown of a defiant spirit or a breakthrough that liberates a heart deprived of love? From the world-renowned Stratford Festival, this scintillating production of Shakespeare's boisterous comedy The Taming of the Shrew will stir your emotions as you follow the love story of Katherina and Petruchio -- the feisty couple at the centre of Shakespeare's fiercest and funniest battle of wills. WINNER at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, for Best Performing Arts Program, and Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a dramatic program or limited series - Ben Carlson!
Please note: This film series only includes English Closed captioning -- no subtitles