‘Hamlet’ triumphs with daring acting

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photo Editor~ Having never seen Shakespeare performed live, I was unsure what to expect from Xavier Theatre’s rendition of Hamlet. But, as per usual, I was impressed with the atmosphere, talent and design of another Xavier show. Katie Mitchell as Hamlet was, in a word, magnetic. The genderswapping choice may seem like novelty, but it only added dimension to the show as Mitchell effortlessly embodied her character. Mitchell’s delivery was wellexecuted and all the more impressive given the difficulty of the source material. She carried herself with the charm and confidence of a seasoned veteran, … Continue reading ‘Hamlet’ triumphs with daring acting