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The Listies Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark

The Listies Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark

If you wish to make a contribution to support The Listies across these difficult times (as an alternative to or in place of a ticket purchased)  add as many “$5tickets” to your basket for our Sunday 19 April “performance”.

Winner Primary Time Child's Choice Award 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

Australia’s favourite kidult comedy duo, The Listies, return to the Fest with a brand-new Badaption of the Bard. This is Shakespeare, Listies style – ninjas, ghosts, swords, dinosaurs and zombies! 

Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark is a side-splitting extravaganza that shatters the fourth wall and glues it back together with turbo-charged storytelling and silliness. Spoiler alert: everyone dies at the end – including the audience! 

For humans aged 4-400 million (dinosaurs allowed)

Rated S for Stupid and strictly not educational

'In short, it’s hilarious.' Sydney Morning Herald

'One of the funniest introductions to Shakespeare imaginable.★★★★' Sunday Telegraph

'If you want your kids to have fun at the theatre and fall for all its magic, get them to a Listies show... Nobody else makes Shakespeare this fun.' Daily Review

Total Sell Outs 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019

Total Sell Outs Edinburgh Fringe 2019, 2017 & 2016.

As seen on The Listies Work for Peanuts on ABC ME.

Created by Richard Higgins, Matt Kelly & Declan Greene 

Cast Richard Higgins, Matt Kelly + others to be announced.

Director Declan Greene

Designer Renee Mulder

Lighting Designer Verity Hampson 

Composer & Sound Designer Jed Palmer

Fart Department Iva Lottagas

Production Manager Anna Pidgeon

Responsible Adult Vanessa Rouse

Originally commissioned and first produced at Wharf 1 Theatre by the Sydney Theatre Company, 16 June to 17 July 2016

Strictly for audiences 5+

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


Before and after the show

  • Festival Club

    Meet you at the Festival Club where artists hit the MAX WATT’S stage with unpredictable performances and all sorts of spontaneous and ingenious comedy madness.

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  • Drinking & Dining

    Feeling a little peckish, or fancy a post-show nightcap? Visit one of our awesome Drinking and Dining partners! Keep your ticket handy – many of our partners offer exclusive deals to Festival-goers!

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