• Monday, January 30, 2023


Tour de force

Shristi Shrestha and Gregory Thomson

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Would I be able to be appreciate a Nepali version of Hamlet at Alchemy, I wondered. In the end, this Shakespeare pro- duction from the Theatre Village of Kathmandu, di- rected by Gregory Thomson and with Bi- mal Subedi as associ- ate director, turned out to be hugely enjoyable. The acting was so it didn’t seem like acting. It mattered little that I don’t understand Nepali, though words common to Hindi such as badla (revenge), prem (love) and the chanting of ramnam at a Hindu funeral gave the adaptation by Shristi Bhattarai a familiar feel other than Hamlet (played by…

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