MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher is taking his one-man show about his childhood experience staging Hamlet on the road this month.

“Jeffrey Hatcher’s Hamlet” will travel to seven Minnesota communities.

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Hatcher was 11 when he adapted, directed and performed in Shakespeare’s drama “Hamlet” for a fifth-grade English class in Steubenville, Ohio.

Hatcher will play himself telling the story of staging “Hamlet” as a boy. The show premiered last summer as part of the Illusion Theater’s Fresh Ink series.

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Stops are planned in Blue Earth, Staples, Brainerd, Duluth, Moorhead, Cambridge and Dawson.

The tour is funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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