Through January and early February, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s (CSC) production of Hamlet captivated audiences. Two minor characters, Hamlet’s college chums Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, watched from the sidelines.
In Tom Stoppard’s 1967 play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, the pawns become the central characters, while Prince Hamlet, Queen Gertrude, King Claudius, Ophelia and others wander by
Showtimes Thursdays-Sundays. Through March 9. $22-$35. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 719 Race St., Downtown, 513-381-2273, cincyshakes.com.