Top, Jill Weber, the administrator for Rockaway’s Parks, welcomes the crowd as “Hamlet” lends her the assistance of his body microphone. A production of “Hamlet” christened the new stage at Far Rockaway East Park, formerly known at O’Donohue Park, on Beach 17 Street and Seagirt Boulevard last Sunday night. The Hip to Hip Theatre Company performed before an audience of approximately 100 people. The previous evening, the company performed ‘Comedy of Errors’ at Riis Park.
Left, As the play begins, Horatio, center, and guardsmen see ghost of King Hamlet, Prince Hamlet’s father.
The new king of Denmark, King Claudius, gives a speech explaining his marriage to Prince Hamlet’s mother. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg
King Hamlet, right, tells his son who murdered him.
Some of the more than 100 people who came to see “Hamlet,” as they wait for the play to begin.