Rabat - Indeed, Shakespeare, in person, paid a surprise visit, not “visitation”[i] to Rabat to gratify the inhabitants of the capital city with a presentation of his masterpiece “Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark,” to show, in the words of Marcellus to Horatio, that “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” (Act 1, Scene 4) or maybe in the whole world at the time being.

William Shakespeare, poet and playwright (1564-1616)
William Shakespeare, poet and playwright (1564-1616)
Dr Mohamed Chtatou is a professor at the University of Mohammed V in Rabat.