Tom Hid­dle­ston to star in Ham­let in fundraiser

The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E -

“Thor” star Tom Hid­dle­ston is to play Ham­let on the Lon­don stage — but fans will need a bit of luck to get a ticket. Hid­dle­ston is set to play the moody Dan­ish prince for three weeks in Septem­ber at the Royal Academy of Dra­matic Art’s 180-seat the­atre. The pro­duc­tion, di­rected by Ken­neth Branagh, is a fundraiser for the the­atre school, one of Bri­tain’s best. Branagh and Hid­dle­ston are both grad­u­ates of RADA. Hid­dle­ston said Tues­day that he hoped money raised would help the school train the­atre artists from ev­ery back­ground, and “keep the doors open for ev­ery­one.” The pro­duc­tion runs Sept. 1-23.

Tom Hid­dle­ston

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