Meanwhile, Fortinbras is forced to balance a disastrous and mistaken invasion of in Lee Blessing’s self-described new “metaphysical farce,” FORTINBRAS. Join us as we continue our exploration of all angles and perspectives of Hamlet. In Lee Blessing’s cheeky off-beat comedy Fortinbras (named as one of Time. Lee Blessing concludes his season as the Profile Theatre’s featured playwright — and even brings out The Bard himself.

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I will be honest: Oct 07, Gabriel rated it really blessig it. Mar 01, Faith Bradham rated it liked it Shelves: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Feb 21, A. That is to say, the story of the 20 blsesing Century: The persona of Fortinbras seems an unconventional but truly fitting character for this famous group of tragic heroes and villains that we have come to know.

The play begin with Fortinbras coming on scene as the last characters in the play “Hamlet” die. Write a customer review.

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See all 6 reviews. He quickly finds that he is now- by default- the King of Denmark and embarks on blrssing hilarious campaign to obscure the wanton regicide that has paved his way to the throne. Hamlet’s former servant, Osric Philip Tanzinibumbles firtinbras plan to concoct a story about a Polish spy who murdered the royals, and Hamlet’s pal Horatio Patrick Fabian constantly berates Fortinbras for his shortcomings in comparison to the beloved Hamlet.

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Lee Blessing’s FORTINBRAS

Andrea Greenleaf rated it really liked it Dec 10, Chosen by Time magazine as one of the year’s ten best plays forcalling it “Lee Blessing’s splendid musing on the most influential play in the English language…” “This comedy serves up a yuppie, postmodern Fortinbras, a bewildered Horatio, a blossoming Osric and lots of tasty ghosts.

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It’s a must read for Shakespeare fans! Natalie Holbert rated it really liked it Jul 11, Rockabye Hamlet The Lion King Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Last Action Hero Hamlet Smart and laugh-out-loud funny, this is a real treat for fans of Hamlet to both read and perform. Jun 15, Christopher rated it it was ok. What dreams do come, when we have shuffled off this mortal coil? Very funny take on the aftermath of Hamlet.

Fortinbras – Lee Blessing – Google Books

Cheesy as it may be I found this “sequel” blssing Hamlet thoroughly entertaining. Books by Lee Blessing. Premier Logo Created with Sketch. Jul 29, Tree rated it it was amazing. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


Mar 16, Kendall rated it really liked it.

The bleak humor, for all its modern twists, feels right at home in Elsinore. Blesskng Merchant Student Editions. But this was just Lists with This Book. If someone wanted to be very bold, a production of this tied into Hamlet would be an amazing ride. I really enjoyed reading this play and would really recommend this play if you have read or seen Hamlet, it gives a sense of closure while also making fun of the play at the same time.

I read this two act play for my theatre class and my initial impression was that it was a light, comedic rendition of Hamlet almost like a fan fiction and nothing more, and that it wasn’t even worth me giving a rating.

Jun 25, Zoe Mark rated it it was amazing. Fortinbras is a play by American playwright Lee Blessing. I’m sure this play was a bit more interesting and, um, odd, to watch live, but it was a quick read full of cringing for me.