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Five Word Review

By RutieEck
Written May 25, 2015
i could understand every word!
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The Met Opera: Hamlet

By khmoriarty
Written March 28, 2010
Absolutely fantastic! Words fail to describe this marvelous production. Thanks for carrying it. We drive up from Sarasota for the performance; well worth it. For 20 dollars, it's a steal! We hope to attend all 11 HD performances from The Met next season.
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Hamlet

By wamozart
Written November 29, 2014
Absolutely Fabulous!
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Met Hamlet

By machuca
Written March 29, 2010
This modern version of Hamlet by the metropolitan opera is very disappointing. The sets or lack of them and costumes are ugly and do not fit. The acting is exagerated. The Ophelia mad scene is too bloody for my taste.
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It Isn't Shakespeare's Hamlet

By Amelia2
Written March 28, 2010
This composer veered quite a bit from the traditional Hamlet, but I really enjoyed it. It is very intimate and emotionally driven, so the television version was very suited, with it's long close-ups, and less focus on scenery and spectacle. The performers were actors who sang. It was hard to separate their singing (which was excellent) from their acting, which was also good. Maybe not right for the traditional opera gooer, but right for me.
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