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Review: Fat Ham is a Delicious Comedy

May 26, 2022, 11:37.57 pm ET

Photo: Joan Marcus                                                                                             

“What a piece of work is man,” wrote William Shakespeare in his masterful tragedy “Hamlet.” But I suspect he never imagined that over 400 years later, a man named James Ijames would simultaneously transform that seminal tragedy into -- and use that famous speech -- in “Fat Ham,” an audacious and very funny play that earned its author the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Continue Reading


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