Canned Hamlet
by Tim Kochenderfer

Productions (128)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 19 m (11-23 actors possible: 3-14 f, 4-20 m)
  • Set: Various locales suggested simply
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-352-6

Canned Hamlet
by Tim Kochenderfer

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Productions (128)
  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 19 m (11-23 actors possible: 3-14 f, 4-20 m)
  • Set: Various locales suggested simply

Life ain't easy for Hamlet. His dad's a ghost, his mother's an adulterer, and he can't make it through a soliloquy without being interrupted. Canned Hamlet is a one-act satirical spoof of Shakespeare's original.

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Life ain't easy for Hamlet. His dad's a ghost, his mother's an adulterer, and he can't make it through a soliloquy without being interrupted. Canned Hamlet is a one-act satirical spoof of Shakespeare's original.

  • Comedy
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 3 f, 19 m (11-23 actors possible: 3-14 f, 4-20 m)
  • Set: Various locales suggested simply
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-352-6

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FEB 16, 2018 - FEB 17, 2018
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Mount Vernon, OH United States
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH United States
DEC 16, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Scottsbluff High School
Scottsbluff, NE United States
Scottsbluff High School Scottsbluff, NE United States
NOV 10, 2017 - NOV 10, 2017
Manchester High School Drama
Manchester, GA United States
Manchester High School Drama Manchester, GA United States
OCT 23, 2017 - OCT 26, 2017
Manchester High School Drama
Manchester, GA United States
Manchester High School Drama Manchester, GA United States
NOV 11, 2016 - NOV 12, 2016
Berean Christian High School
Walnut Creek, CA United States
Berean Christian High School Walnut Creek, CA United States
AUG 07, 2016 - AUG 08, 2016
Nitsch Theatre Arts, NFP
Eureka, IL United States
Nitsch Theatre Arts, NFP Eureka, IL United States
MAY 22, 2016 - JUN 05, 2016
N/A
Tucson, AZ United States
N/A Tucson, AZ United States
MAY 12, 2016 - MAY 12, 2016
Westmont High School
Campbell, CA United States
Westmont High School Campbell, CA United States
APR 11, 2016 - APR 12, 2016
Central High School
SAINT JOSEPH, MO United States
Central High School SAINT JOSEPH, MO United States
MAY 15, 2015 - MAY 16, 2015
Mill Creek High School
Hoschton, GA United States
Mill Creek High School Hoschton, GA United States
JAN 29, 2015 - JAN 30, 2015
Great Bridge High School
Chesapeake, VA United States
Great Bridge High School Chesapeake, VA United States
NOV 21, 2014 - NOV 22, 2014
Darby Players
Mineola, NY United States
Darby Players Mineola, NY United States
SEP 04, 2014 - SEP 22, 2014
St Norbert College
Queens Park, WA Australia
St Norbert College Queens Park, WA Australia
JUN 20, 2014 - JUN 20, 2014
Glasgow Middle School
Alexandria, VA United States
Glasgow Middle School Alexandria, VA United States
MAY 08, 2014 - MAY 10, 2014
GACCI
Gloucester, NSW Australia
GACCI Gloucester, NSW Australia
MAY 06, 2014 - MAY 06, 2014
Mayfield High School
Las Cruces, NM United States
Mayfield High School Las Cruces, NM United States
MAY 02, 2014 - MAY 03, 2014
Poultney High School Drama Club
Poultney, VT United States
Poultney High School Drama Club Poultney, VT United States
APR 24, 2014 - APR 25, 2014
Glasgow Middle School
Alexandria, VA United States
Glasgow Middle School Alexandria, VA United States
APR 10, 2014 - APR 12, 2014
Gilbert High School
Gilbert, AZ United States
Gilbert High School Gilbert, AZ United States
JUN 28, 2013 - JUN 28, 2013
Live Theatre Workshop
Tucson, AZ United States
Live Theatre Workshop Tucson, AZ United States
DEC 13, 2012 - DEC 13, 2012
The Auburn School
Herndon, VA United States
The Auburn School Herndon, VA United States
NOV 07, 2012 - NOV 07, 2012
Homeschoolers
Todd Mission, TX United States
Homeschoolers Todd Mission, TX United States
OCT 04, 2012 - OCT 07, 2012
Dobyns Bennett High School
Kingsport, TN United States
Dobyns Bennett High School Kingsport, TN United States
MAY 19, 2012 - MAY 19, 2012
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Roseburg, OR United States
Fremont Middle School Roseburg, OR United States
MAY 17, 2012 - MAY 18, 2012
Port Republic School District
Port Republic, NJ United States
Port Republic School District Port Republic, NJ United States
DEC 15, 2011 - DEC 15, 2011
Eastgate Middle School
Kansas City, MO United States
Eastgate Middle School Kansas City, MO United States
NOV 17, 2011 - NOV 17, 2011
Broome High School Drama Department
Spartanburg, SC United States
Broome High School Drama Department Spartanburg, SC United States
NOV 11, 2011 - NOV 12, 2011
Oakdale High School Auditorium
Ijamsville, MD United States
Oakdale High School Auditorium Ijamsville, MD United States
NOV 04, 2011 - NOV 05, 2011
Berean Christian High School
Walnut Creek, CA United States
Berean Christian High School Walnut Creek, CA United States
OCT 20, 2011 - OCT 21, 2011
Pace Academy
Atlanta, GA United States
Pace Academy Atlanta, GA United States
JUN 18, 2011 - JUN 25, 2011
Thespian Troupe 1164
Wichita Falls, TX United States
Thespian Troupe 1164 Wichita Falls, TX United States
JUN 10, 2011 - JUN 10, 2011
Everett High School
Everett, WA United States
Everett High School Everett, WA United States
MAY 28, 2011 - MAY 28, 2011
Charles Bloom Secondary
Lumby, BC Canada
Charles Bloom Secondary Lumby, BC Canada
APR 19, 2011 - APR 19, 2011
Buena High School Fine Arts
Sierra Vista, AZ United States
Buena High School Fine Arts Sierra Vista, AZ United States
MAR 11, 2011 - MAR 11, 2011
Timberland High School
Wentzville, MO United States
Timberland High School Wentzville, MO United States
JAN 14, 2011 - JAN 15, 2011
Corona Del Sol High School
Tempe, AZ United States
Corona Del Sol High School Tempe, AZ United States
OCT 26, 2010 - NOV 06, 2010
Eagles Landing Christian Acadamy
McDonough, GA United States
Eagles Landing Christian Acadamy McDonough, GA United States
OCT 21, 2010 - OCT 23, 2010
Mayfield High School Theatre
Las Cruces, NM United States
Mayfield High School Theatre Las Cruces, NM United States
JUN 04, 2010 - JUN 04, 2010
Mount Tabor Auditorium
Winston-Salem, NC United States
Mount Tabor Auditorium Winston-Salem, NC United States
MAR 05, 2010 - MAR 05, 2010
Penn's Grove Midle School
Oxford, PA United States
Penn's Grove Midle School Oxford, PA United States
JAN 22, 2010 - JAN 22, 2010
Fremont Middle School
Roseburg, OR United States
Fremont Middle School Roseburg, OR United States
DEC 03, 2009 - DEC 03, 2009
Borger High School
Borger, TX United States
Borger High School Borger, TX United States
SEP 10, 2009 - SEP 10, 2009
N/A
Tucson, AZ United States
N/A Tucson, AZ United States
JUN 01, 2009 - JUN 30, 2009
Fair Haven Union High School
Fair Haven, VT United States
Fair Haven Union High School Fair Haven, VT United States
MAR 11, 2009 - MAR 11, 2009
Austin Middle School
Gavleston, TX United States
Austin Middle School Gavleston, TX United States
MAR 06, 2009 - MAR 06, 2009
Hussey Auditorium
North Berwick, ME United States
Hussey Auditorium North Berwick, ME United States
MAR 02, 2009 - MAR 03, 2009
Cardigan Mountain School
Canaan, NH United States
Cardigan Mountain School Canaan, NH United States
NOV 15, 2008 - NOV 15, 2008
Spotsylvania High School
Spotsylvania, VA United States
Spotsylvania High School Spotsylvania, VA United States
OCT 24, 2008 - OCT 25, 2008
Spotsylvania High School
Spotsylvania, VA United States
Spotsylvania High School Spotsylvania, VA United States
MAY 20, 2008 - MAY 20, 2008
Damonte Ranch High School Drama
Reno, NV United States
Damonte Ranch High School Drama Reno, NV United States
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Laurens District 55 High School
Laurens, SC United States
Laurens District 55 High School Laurens, SC United States
APR 24, 2008 - APR 27, 2008
Paschall Theater/Montgomery Bell Academy
Nashville, TN United States
Paschall Theater/Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville, TN United States
APR 22, 2008 - APR 24, 2008
Central Florida Community College
Ocala, FL United States
Central Florida Community College Ocala, FL United States
NOV 07, 2007 - NOV 08, 2007
Bartram Trail High School
Saint Johns, FL United States
Bartram Trail High School Saint Johns, FL United States
OCT 18, 2007 - OCT 20, 2007
Kitchener-Waterloo Little Theatre
St. Jacobs, ON Canada
Kitchener-Waterloo Little Theatre St. Jacobs, ON Canada
JUN 29, 2007 - JUN 29, 2007
Takapuna Normal Intermediate
North Shore City, New Zealand
Takapuna Normal Intermediate North Shore City, New Zealand
MAY 23, 2007 - MAY 23, 2007
Abbey Park High School
Oakville, ON Canada
Abbey Park High School Oakville, ON Canada
MAY 08, 2007 - MAY 10, 2007
Wilson Hall School
Sumter, SC United States
Wilson Hall School Sumter, SC United States
APR 26, 2007 - APR 28, 2007
Globe High School Theatre Arts
Globe, AZ United States
Globe High School Theatre Arts Globe, AZ United States
MAR 02, 2007 - MAR 02, 2007
Westfield Community School
Algonquin, IL United States
Westfield Community School Algonquin, IL United States
FEB 23, 2007 - FEB 23, 2007
Pinewood Preparatory School
Spartanburg, SC United States
Pinewood Preparatory School Spartanburg, SC United States
FEB 07, 2007 - FEB 07, 2007
Pinewood Preparatory School
Summerville, SC United States
Pinewood Preparatory School Summerville, SC United States
JAN 26, 2007 - JAN 26, 2007
Fremont Middle School
Roseburg, OR United States
Fremont Middle School Roseburg, OR United States
JAN 16, 2007 - JAN 16, 2007
Pinewood Preparatory School
St. George, SC United States
Pinewood Preparatory School St. George, SC United States
DEC 10, 2006 - DEC 10, 2006
Miller Middle School
Macon, GA United States
Miller Middle School Macon, GA United States
DEC 08, 2006 - DEC 08, 2006
Pinewood Preparatory School
Summerville, SC United States
Pinewood Preparatory School Summerville, SC United States
DEC 01, 2006 - DEC 01, 2006
Davis Drive Middle School
Raleigh, NC United States
Davis Drive Middle School Raleigh, NC United States
NOV 27, 2006 - NOV 29, 2006
Virgin Valley High School
Mesquite, NV United States
Virgin Valley High School Mesquite, NV United States
NOV 15, 2006 - NOV 15, 2006
Davis Drive Middle School
Raleigh, NC United States
Davis Drive Middle School Raleigh, NC United States
SEP 01, 2006 - OCT 01, 2006
Sugar Land Middle School
Sugar Land, TX United States
Sugar Land Middle School Sugar Land, TX United States
MAY 11, 2006 - MAY 11, 2006
American School Of Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
American School Of Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates
MAY 10, 2006 - MAY 10, 2006
Wando High School
Mt. Pleasant, SC United States
Wando High School Mt. Pleasant, SC United States
APR 19, 2006 - APR 19, 2006
Greenbrier High School
Evans, GA United States
Greenbrier High School Evans, GA United States
MAR 11, 2006 - MAR 23, 2006
Winthrop High School
Winthrop, ME United States
Winthrop High School Winthrop, ME United States
MAR 11, 2006 - MAR 28, 2006
Maroon & Gold Theater
Anthony, NM United States
Maroon & Gold Theater Anthony, NM United States
FEB 23, 2006 - FEB 24, 2006
Centreville High School
Clifton, VA United States
Centreville High School Clifton, VA United States
FEB 17, 2006 - FEB 26, 2006
Las Cruces Community Theatre
Las Cruces, NM United States
Las Cruces Community Theatre Las Cruces, NM United States
FEB 04, 2006 - FEB 05, 2006
Labette County High School Theater
Altamont, KS United States
Labette County High School Theater Altamont, KS United States
JAN 19, 2006 - JAN 20, 2006
Indianola High School Auditorium
Indianola, IA United States
Indianola High School Auditorium Indianola, IA United States
DEC 16, 2005 - DEC 16, 2005
Fowlerville High School
Fowlerville, MI United States
Fowlerville High School Fowlerville, MI United States
DEC 06, 2005 - DEC 06, 2005
Columbia High School
West Columbia, TX United States
Columbia High School West Columbia, TX United States
DEC 02, 2005 - DEC 03, 2005
Rivier Theater Company
Nashua, NH United States
Rivier Theater Company Nashua, NH United States
DEC 02, 2005 - DEC 03, 2005
Rivier Theater Company
Nashua, NH United States
Rivier Theater Company Nashua, NH United States
NOV 18, 2005 - NOV 19, 2005
James M. Bennett High School
Salisbury, MD United States
James M. Bennett High School Salisbury, MD United States
NOV 12, 2005 - NOV 12, 2005
Thomas Harrison Middle School
Harrisonburg, VA United States
Thomas Harrison Middle School Harrisonburg, VA United States
NOV 04, 2005 - NOV 05, 2005
Spotsylvania High School
Spotsylvania, VA United States
Spotsylvania High School Spotsylvania, VA United States
AUG 31, 2005 - AUG 31, 2005
DeLand High School
DeLand, FL United States
DeLand High School DeLand, FL United States
JUN 01, 2005 - JUL 01, 2005
Thomas Harrison Middle School
Harrisonburg, VA United States
Thomas Harrison Middle School Harrisonburg, VA United States
MAY 17, 2005 - MAY 17, 2005
Oak Mountain High School
Birmingham, AL United States
Oak Mountain High School Birmingham, AL United States
MAY 13, 2005 - MAY 13, 2005
Strongsville High School
Strongsville, OH United States
Strongsville High School Strongsville, OH United States
MAY 01, 2005 - MAY 14, 2005
Borger High School
Borger, TX United States
Borger High School Borger, TX United States
FEB 10, 2005 - FEB 12, 2005
St. Michaels Grammar
Melbourne, VIC Australia
St. Michaels Grammar Melbourne, VIC Australia
JAN 29, 2005 - FEB 05, 2005
Mountain Lake Public School
Mountain Lake, MN United States
Mountain Lake Public School Mountain Lake, MN United States
JAN 27, 2005 - JAN 28, 2005
Yampah Mountain High School
Glenwood Springs, CO United States
Yampah Mountain High School Glenwood Springs, CO United States
DEC 17, 2004 - DEC 18, 2004
Fowlerville High School
Fowlerville, MI United States
Fowlerville High School Fowlerville, MI United States
DEC 01, 2004 - DEC 31, 2004
Mayfield High School Theatre Production
Las Cruces, NM United States
Mayfield High School Theatre Production Las Cruces, NM United States
OCT 13, 2004 - OCT 13, 2004
Norman North Public Schools
Norman, OK United States
Norman North Public Schools Norman, OK United States
JUN 26, 2004 - JUN 27, 2004
The Livingston Players
Brighton, MI United States
The Livingston Players Brighton, MI United States
MAY 07, 2004 - MAY 08, 2004
East Davidson HS
Thomasville, NC United States
East Davidson HS Thomasville, NC United States
MAY 07, 2004 - MAY 07, 2004
Watauga High School Theater
Boone, NC United States
Watauga High School Theater Boone, NC United States
APR 02, 2004 - APR 02, 2004
Fremont Middle School
Roseburg, OR United States
Fremont Middle School Roseburg, OR United States
APR 01, 2004 - APR 01, 2004
Dowell Middle School
McKinney, TX United States
Dowell Middle School McKinney, TX United States
FEB 01, 2004 - FEB 28, 2004
West Feliciana High School
St. Francisville, LA United States
West Feliciana High School St. Francisville, LA United States
JAN 16, 2004 - JAN 16, 2004
Northridge Theatre
Tuscaloosa, AL United States
Northridge Theatre Tuscaloosa, AL United States
DEC 11, 2003 - DEC 12, 2003
W. Mack Lyon Middle School
Overton, NV United States
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NOV 28, 2003 - NOV 28, 2003
Edgewood Jr/Sr High School
Merritt Island, FL United States
Edgewood Jr/Sr High School Merritt Island, FL United States
OCT 11, 2003 - OCT 11, 2003
El Reno High Scool
El Reno, OK United States
El Reno High Scool El Reno, OK United States
OCT 01, 2003 - OCT 04, 2003
Golden West High School Theater Arts
Visalia, CA United States
Golden West High School Theater Arts Visalia, CA United States
SEP 20, 2003 - SEP 20, 2003
The Livingston Players
Tustin, MI United States
The Livingston Players Tustin, MI United States
AUG 06, 2003 - AUG 07, 2003
Idaho Correctional Center
Meridian, ID United States
Idaho Correctional Center Meridian, ID United States
JUN 01, 2003 - AUG 31, 2003
Innisfil's Promise
Innisfil, ON Canada
Innisfil's Promise Innisfil, ON Canada
MAY 15, 2003 - MAY 15, 2003
Chalmette Middle School
Chalmette, LA United States
Chalmette Middle School Chalmette, LA United States
MAY 01, 2003 - MAY 01, 2003
Bisbee High School
Bisbee, AZ United States
Bisbee High School Bisbee, AZ United States
APR 25, 2003 - APR 25, 2003
Fairhill School
Dallas, TX United States
Fairhill School Dallas, TX United States
APR 09, 2003 - APR 30, 2003
Stage 40, Mill River Union High School
Rutland,, VT United States
Stage 40, Mill River Union High School Rutland,, VT United States
APR 04, 2003 - APR 04, 2003
Churchill County High School Theatre
Fallon, NV United States
Churchill County High School Theatre Fallon, NV United States
MAR 21, 2003 - MAR 29, 2003
Stage 40, Mill River Union High School
North Clarendon,, VT United States
Stage 40, Mill River Union High School North Clarendon,, VT United States
FEB 28, 2003 - FEB 28, 2003
Thespian Troupe #4246
Rock Hill, SC United States
Thespian Troupe #4246 Rock Hill, SC United States
FEB 06, 2003 - FEB 08, 2003
Agua Fria Union High School
Avondale, AZ United States
Agua Fria Union High School Avondale, AZ United States
JAN 31, 2003 - FEB 01, 2003
Palm Springs High School Theatre Co.
Palm Springs, CA United States
Palm Springs High School Theatre Co. Palm Springs, CA United States
JAN 22, 2003 - JAN 23, 2003
Oakton High School
Vienna, VA United States
Oakton High School Vienna, VA United States
JAN 16, 2003 - JAN 17, 2003
Barrhead Composite High School
Barrhead, AB Canada
Barrhead Composite High School Barrhead, AB Canada
JAN 11, 2003 - JAN 11, 2003
Concordia Lutheran High School
Fort Wayne, IN United States
Concordia Lutheran High School Fort Wayne, IN United States
DEC 08, 2002 - DEC 08, 2002
Noe Middle School
Louisville, KY United States
Noe Middle School Louisville, KY United States
DEC 07, 2002 - DEC 07, 2002
Barrington Community Theatre
Barrington, RI United States
Barrington Community Theatre Barrington, RI United States
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Wichita Falls High School Theatre
Wichita Falls, TX United States
Wichita Falls High School Theatre Wichita Falls, TX United States
NOV 21, 2002 - NOV 23, 2002
Timberland High School
Wentzville, MO United States
Timberland High School Wentzville, MO United States
NOV 15, 2002 - NOV 16, 2002
University of Waterloo Engineering Society
Waterloo, ON Canada
University of Waterloo Engineering Society Waterloo, ON Canada
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Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Mount Vernon, OH United States
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH United States
DEC 16, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Scottsbluff High School
Scottsbluff, NE United States
Scottsbluff High School Scottsbluff, NE United States
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