Aug 102011

Hamlet; Act 3, Scene 2 – Hamlet
Much Ado; Act 2, Scene 3 – Benedick
August 10, 2011

How does an actor stay truthful to the character? For John Douglas Thompson, an actor celebrated for his physical approach, the answer is surprising: follow his thoughts.  Listen along as John takes on two cerebral but very different heroes – Hamlet and Benedick, in the latest interview from the State of Shakespeare.

Click here to view Hamlet; Act III, Scene ii.

Click here to view Much Ado About Nothing; Act II, Scene iii.

Click here for a fully-scanned version of the text.

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