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"Stanisław Wyspiański's Hamlet", director and stage designer: Jerzy Grzegorzewski

Michał Mrowiec2003

Theatre Institute in Warsaw

Theatre Institute in Warsaw

"Stanisław Wyspiański's Hamlet", director and stage designer: Jerzy Grzegorzewski, costumes: Barbara Hanicka; from the left: Wojciech Malajkat (Wyspiański-Hamlet), Anna Ułas (Queen-Modrzejewska), Anna Gryszkówna (Ophelia-Ophelia).“Stanisław Wyspiański’s Hamlet” – in his adaptation Jerzy Grzegorzewski combined the reflection of a modernist playwright on Shakespeare’s masterpiece with the fragments of Wyspiański’s “Wyzwolenie”/ “Liberation” along with “Hamlet” and “Macbeth”. The protagonist is the dying Wyspiański, who is haunted by the characters from his own and Shakespeare’s plays. He takes up the fight for the new theatre – the ideal theatre.

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  • Title: "Stanisław Wyspiański's Hamlet", director and stage designer: Jerzy Grzegorzewski
  • Creator: Michał Mrowiec
  • Date: 2003
  • Location: Warszawa
  • Original Source: Archiwum Artystyczne Teatru Narodowego

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