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ON TOUR PRESENTS

Hamlet

July 28

July 30, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Dominic Dromgoole
and Bill Buckhurst

Rawiri Paratene

Claudius/Polonius

Actor and activist Rawiri Paratene (Claudius/Polonius) is best known as the star of the Oscar-nominated film Whale Rider. He is a great advocate for Maori language and culture and for environmental issues in his native New Zealand. Rawiri toured the UK, Europe and the Caribbean last year with the Globe’s King Lear, performed in the Maori production of Troilus and Cressida during 2012’s Globe to Globe Festival, and appeared in Romeo and Juliet at the Globe in 2009. In 2013 he was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to film, television and theatre.

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