About the show
Free for you to enjoy, the Royal Botanic Garden is the jewel in Melbourne’s crown. So why not arrive early and take a walk through this majestical paradise and fall in love with its stunning natural beauty.
Then unpack the picnic and as the sun goes down, pop the cork, settle back and be transported by the excitement of this magnificent story considered to be one of the most timeless treasures ever written.
Hamlet is full of surprises. The perfect balance of thrilling drama and revealing comedy. The most insightful and accurate portrait of human nature, it is packed with multiple dilemmas taking gripping turns and breath-taking twists as it travels its relentless course to the truth. All the while being fuelled by a virtuosic display of verbal conjuring. The Bard at his best.