Scene design for Rockabye Hamlet

Maker and role
Artist: Kert Lundell, American, born Sweden, 1936-2000
Year
1976

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Media/materials
Photocopy and collage with watercolor and glitter on board
Measurements
23 x 30 1/2in (58.4 x 77.5cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1999.169
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Musical by Cliff Jones. Produced at the Minskoff Theatre, New York, 1976.
Further information
In his designs for Rockabye Hamlet, a rock-musical version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Lundell used "pop" materials such as photocopying and glitter on a minimalist design of platforms and poles, transforming the Elizabethan classic into a 20th century vernacular.

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