Crawling Between Heaven and Earth

(co-written with Jason A. Narvy)

Infused with American roots music, Crawling Between Heaven and Earth reimagines the story of Hamlet in a small Southern town hit hard by the Great Depression, grappling with race, faith, and the American Dream of an individual's right to define his or her own destiny.

 

Characters

Hamlet

Claudius

Ghost

Ophelia

Gertrude

Laertes

Polonius

RG

Dr.Neoptolemus/ Player Boss

The Band: Horatio, Marcello, Bernardo

 

Crawling Between Heaven and Earth received its world premier at Concordia University in Chicago, IL, in 2016. It received a workshop production at the Motherlodge Liver Arts Exchange in Louisville, KY, in 2012.

 

Read about the Motherlodge workshop production in Culturebot.