British cabaret-punk trio to play grotesque ‘Hamlet’ in Istanbul
ISTANBUL - Anadolu AgencyBritish cabaret-punk trio The Tiger Lillies will be staging their “Hamlet” show at the Zorlu Performance Art Center in Istanbul on Oct. 15, 16 and 17.
The group’s show will be sponsored by the Danish Culture Institute, the Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation (İKSV) said in a press release.
“The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet,” a popular grotesque opera version of the Shakespeare tragedy, directed by acclaimed Danish director Martin Tulinius, was nominated for a Reumert Award in 2012 in the Music Theatre/Show of the Year category.
Since its premiere in 2012, the show has been performed to huge acclaim in various locations, including Denmark, Sweden, Britain, Mexico, Canada, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
The show features a suite of The Tiger Lillies songs and a cast of actors, circus acts and giant puppets.
The show tickets will go on sale Aug. 6 on Biletix.