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It's Not Age, It's Just Acting!

Lim Soon Heng, Actor & Co-founder, KL Shakespeare Players

17-Jul-20 14:30

It's Not Age, It's Just Acting!

The 81-year-old Sir Ian McKellen has been cast in an upcoming production of Hamlet - a character that is thought to be around 30 years old, but is often debated as being younger. We discuss the idea of age-blind casting when it comes to theatre and cinema - could it work, or is it suspension of disbelief taken too far? 

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


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