Hamlet is a play by William Shakespeare. Set in Denmark, it is about how Prince Hamlet enacts revenge on his uncle Claudius for murdering the old King Hamlet. In the play there are themes of murder, revenge, incest and moral decay. As you can imagine, it is a Shakespearian tragedy.
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Read Act 1, Scene 1: Elsinore. A platform before the castle.