Hamlet is generally considered Shakespeare's masterpiece, a play both beloved and hotly debated, featuring some of the most memorable lines and characters in the history of literature. It's got mystery and romance and violence and family drama and fantastic soliloquies. And, of course, some of the most renowned theatrical performances of all time come from this tragic tale of the prince of Denmark.
It's the perfect Great Book to read in community: to argue about and celebrate and revel in. In short, it's the perfect play for the CiRCE Summer Institute.