The Rio de Janeiro based theatre company, Armazém was founded in 1987 and now is one of the most high-profile Brazilian theatre companies around the world. The company’s previous piece, Water Stain, was invited to the Wuzhen Theatre Festival in 2017 and received a huge success.
This year, the company’s female adaption of Shakespeare’s classic Hamlet, was played by the lead actress Patricia, and some commentators said this version would go down in history. Pefromance Infinity arranged the company’s China premiere in the Harbin Grand Theatre and Shanghai 1862 Arts Centre. As one of the four tragedies, the world in which Hamlet lives is like a performance, seven outstanding actors are trying to explore how this classic Shakespeare repertoire communicate to contemporary society.