Fat Ham | Theatre Philadelphia

Fat Ham

A world premiere film of an exciting new play
BY JAMES IJAMES
DIRECTED BY MORGAN GREEN

"What does the Hamlet narrative look like if it’s queered, and if it’s infiltrated and taken over by people of color?"
- Playwright James Ijames

The ghost of Juicy’s dad haunts him and asks for revenge – on Juicy’s uncle, who has now married his widowed mom. Sound familiar? Yes, but …

This contemporary adaption of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, set in the American South, explores big issues (like toxic masculinity and cycles of violence) with a light touch. Fat Ham is the latest from award-winning playwright and Wilma Co-Artistic Director James Ijames (Kill Move Paradise).

This is a fully staged digital production, which will be filmed on location in Virginia following strict health guidelines, in a series of long takes. After you complete your purchase, you will be sent a link to view the recording on demand anytime from April 29th until May 23rd.

Closed captioning, in English and Spanish, and audio description will be available for this video. Please reach out to our box office at 215-546-7824 / tickets@wilmatheater.org for more information.

You will be sent a link to view the recording on demand anytime from April 29th until May 23rd.

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Apr 29 - May 23, 2021
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