The Bard in the Big Apple
Identify their feelings about Shakespeare's plays, addressing their readability and relevance to their lives. 2. Explore the effects of remaking Shakespeare plays in a modern context, as well as differences that emerge when a play is turned into a film, by reading and discussing "A Simpler Melancholy in a Different Denmark." 3. Modernize a scene from "Hamlet" by setting it in modern times.