Prima la Musica A Cabaret called Hamlet



What do Shakespeare, Beethoven and Jerry Lee Lewis have in common? Edinburgh-based musician/songwriter Richard Lewis unites all three, along with many other diverse musicians, in a witty, light-hearted, Shakespearean-themed entertainment, perfect for a late night wind-down. Originally conceived as a musical diversion for last year’s Edinburgh Fringe production of Hamlet with Ian McKellen, enthusiastic audience reactions – including a standing ovation from Sir Ian himself! – has resulted in its 2023 return as a stand-alone show. ‘I bet Elton [John] wishes he could play piano as well as Richard Lewis’ ★★★★★ (

This show was part of our Edinburgh Fringe 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Programme