Eddie Izzard’s solo production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet opened on Sunday night at off-Broadway's Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street) and has been extended for a second time and will now play through March 16.

  • London’s Telegraph exclaimed “Absorbing and intimate. An impressive sweeping performance.” ★★★★
  • Theatermania.com said Izzard “makes each verse crackle.”
  • New York Stage Review said, “Oh what a noble prince (plus everyone else) is Eddie Izzard.”
  • DC Theatre Arts called Izzard “a singular talent” and says her “feat is monumental. Flawless and masterfully accomplished.”
  • Cititour.com says, “You’re likely to fall in love with this truly singular performer.”

The production is adapted by Mark Izzard and directed by Selina Cadell.

Eddie has returned to New York following last year’s sold-out run of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, which played to rave reviews at Greenwich House and in London’s West End. Hamlet reunites Eddie with Selina and Mark who collaborated on Great Expectations. It is produced by WestBeth Entertainment, Mick Perrin Worldwide, and John Gore.

The design team is Tom Piper (set), Tyler Elich (lighting), Tom Piper and Libby DaCosta (costume stylists), Didi Hopkins (Movement Director) and Allen Suddeth (Fight Director).

Best known as an actor, multi-lingual comedian, multi-marathon runner and trailblazing political candidate. Eddie Izzard’s career pushes boundaries and defies description with record-breaking comedy tours and critically acclaimed film, TV, and theatre performances.

 Tickets are available  at www.eddieizzardhamlet.com