Adaptor 1 Cutler, Keir
Date of First Production 2011
Title Teaching Hamlet
Director Paul Hopkins
Place of First Production Montreal, Quebec
Series Festival Title Montreal Fringe Festival
Kier Cutler
Brett Watson
Year Play Written 2011
Performance History
2012, Wildside Theatre Festival at Montreal’s Centaur Theatre with the Repercussion Theatre Company


2012, Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Awards Runner-up for "Best Production Award" - from Centaur Theatre – at the 2011 Montreal Fringe Festival
Adaptor 1 Biography
"Montrealer Keir Cutler is the playwright/performer of the multiple-award-winning solo play Teaching Shakespeare: A Parody (French translation, Fou de Shakespeare), and the sequel Teaching Detroit, a monologue adaptation of Mark Twain's Is Shakespeare Dead?, Teaching Witchcraft, and Lunatic Van Beethoven. He has performed his monologues across Canada, in New York City and three of his solo shows are broadcasted on television by BRAVO!/CANADA.

Keir has a Ph.D. in theatre from Wayne State University in Detroit, a playwriting diploma from the National Theatre School of Canada, and a B.A. from McGill University. He is a member of ACTRA.

Keir has also appeared as an actor in several tv and film projects filmed in the Montreal area" (14 Jan. 2002.qtd. from
Synopsis Teaching Hamlet is a comic two-hander featuring a Shakespearean actor and an Oxfordian intellect facing-off in a comic battle of wits over Shakespeare's biography and Hamlet, his greatest play.
Adaptation of Hamlet
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