Photos: First Look at The Old Globe’s ‘Hamlet’

Get a first look at The Old Globe's "Hamlet," the first time the iconic play has been staged in San Diego for years. The Shakespeare play is directed by Barry Edelstein. Even if you have not read "Hamlet", you'll still recognize the famous lines, including: "To be or not to be, that is the question." The riveting drama is performed on the Globe's outdoor stage.

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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet and Cornell Womack as King Claudius in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017.
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The cast of Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet, Michael Genet as The Ghost, and Opal Alladin as Queen Gertrude in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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Grantham Coleman in the title role of Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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The cast of Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet and Ian Lassiter as Horatio in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Cornell Womack as King Claudius, Talley Beth Gale as Ophelia, and Opal Alladin as Queen Gertrude in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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Opal Alladin as Queen Gertrude and Grantham Coleman in the title role of Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet and Cornell Womack as King Claudius in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet Patrick Kerr as Polonius, Kevin Hafso-Koppman as Rosencrantz, and Nora Carroll as Guildenstern in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Talley Beth Gale as Ophelia, Grantham Coleman as Hamlet, Michael Genet as Player King, and Christina A. Okolo as Player Queen in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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Grantham Coleman as Hamlet and Talley Beth Gale as Ophelia in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet and Michael Genet as The Ghost in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Grantham Coleman as Hamlet, Ian Lassiter as Horatio, Lorenzo Landini as Barnardo, and Amara James Aja as Marcellus in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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Grantham Coleman in the title role of Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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(from left) Patrick Kerr as Polonius, Jonny Orsini as Laertes, and Talley Beth Gale as Ophelia in Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, directed by Barry Edelstein, running August 6 - September 10, 2017. Photo by Jim Cox.
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