Hamlet House

a fantasy in five movements written and directed by Sean Edward Lewis and featuring Elisa Matula, Seth Powers, John Morena, Sean Lewis.

… an Ophelia dream (postmortem). 2 Hamlets, 1 Ophelia, and a Ghost. A disposal team excavates and now must eradicate the body of Hamlet.

PROLOGUE WITH BODY THEY COME

MOVEMENT I OPHELIA’S LOVE

Scene 1 (an excerpt)

O: crying is not mandatory, it can even be (shameful)

H1: love is the named entity (flee into murder!)

G: she had all her toes crushed but her ankles seemed to smile

H2: put your face in the punch bowl girl

O: (farty)

H1: see what you can get away with

O: my my my [Ophelia sings into the blackness. prolonged and lingering. stops. whispering. on verge of tears]

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