event · Through May 23

Fat Ham

The ghost of Juicy’s dad haunts him and asks for revenge – on Juicy’s uncle, who has now married his widowed mom. Sound familiar? Yes, but …

This contemporary adaption of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, set in the American South, explores big issues (like toxic masculinity and cycles of violence) with a light touch. Fat Ham is the latest from award-winning playwright and Wilma Co-Artistic Director James Ijames (Kill Move Paradise).

This is a fully staged filmed production, which was captured on location in Virginia following strict health guidelines, in a series of long takes. After you complete your purchase, you will be sent a link to view the recording on demand anytime from April 29 until May 23. 


Wilma Theater
265 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 US