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Oscar Isaac to take the stage for Hamlet in 2017

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Poe Dameron is headed to the stage.

The Theatre for a New Audience announced Sunday that Oscar Isaac will star in the company’s 2017 production of Hamlet. Sam Gold, who won a Tony Award last year for directing Fun Home, will helm the production of William Shakespeare’s most famous play.

Isaac has tackled the Bard before, starring in previous Shakepeare in the Park productions of Two Gentleman of Verona and Romeo and Juliet in New York. He previously teamed up with Gold for the Off Broadway production of Zoe Kazan’s We Live Here in 2011.

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He’ll next appear as the titular villain in Bryan Singer’s upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, and he’ll reprise his role as pilot Poe Dameron in Star Wars: Episode VIII.  

Hamlet will begin June 4, 2017, and run through July 30 at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.