"Is it not monstrous that this player here, But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, Could force his soul so to his whole conceit, That, from her working, all his visage wann'd; Tears in his eyes, distraction in's aspect, A broken voice, and his whole function suiting With forms to his conceit? and all for nothing! For Hecuba! What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba, that he should weep for her?" William Shakespeare, "Hamlet" “For Hecuba” is a tragic farce, born from the actors’ desperate attempts to look for the answer to one simple question – who am I and why am I doing this? The main character is a young actor who has to perform in the premiere of “Hamlet” in the evening. But in addition to that he has to read a commercial in the morning, take his son from basketball practice to a music lesson during the day, and perform in a promotional car show in the afternoon. Also, he is haunted by the previous day’s visit to the doctor’s, where he was told that he must avoid any kind of stress...