Revamping Shakespeare

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It’s not hard to see why web cartoonist Ryan North’s new choose-your-own adventure version of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet" has quickly gained popularity among the digital set. It's a clever, internet-age savvy update of a classic.

But what do Shakespeare scholars make of re-purposing the bard’s work this way? And what are the limits of re-mixing Shakespeare?

Anya Saffir, theater director and instructor at the Atlantic Acting School, assesses the project.