Marshall Mathers meet William Shakespeare. Hamlet—Shakespeare’s tale of a young prince who must avenge his father’s death— is a perfect fit with the hip-hop music genre. Hamlet’s mourning over the death of his father and anger towards his stepfather are themes entirely at home on an Eminem or Kanye West album. Tucker Delaney-Winn’s Hamlet the Hip-Hopera, while not perfect, modernizes Hamlet for new audiences, adding energy and excitement to the well known story….
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