Chicago Shakespeare Theater has today announced that Raúl will lead William Shakespeare's Hamlet, staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines in at the Courtyard Theater, Chicago in 2019.
Raúl takes on the iconic title role of a grief-stricken Prince of Denmark as he attempts to navigate his father's death, betrayal, and relationships torn asunder in one of the great masterworks of Western literature.
Director, Gaines shared, "It's a joy to be able to create and celebrate Hamlet with Raúl-who was positively born to play this role. His natural charisma, never-ending curiosity, and generosity of spirit will fill our stage with wonder. The prospect of examining this story alongside such an outstanding artist is thrilling."
The show will run from April 17 to June 9, 2019, with further casting to be announced in the coming months. Tickets (priced from $48-$88 are available from the theatre website.
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