Hamlet – Important Events

sees ghost Act 1
Hamlet told not to be depressed anymore Act 1
Hamlet talks to ghost Act 1
Laertes goes to France Act 1
Ophelia promises not to fall in love with Hamlet Act 1
players come Act 2
Polonius spies Act 2
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern arrive Act 2
“To be or not to be” speech Act 3
“Murder of Gonzago” performed Act 3
Hamlet almost kills Claudius when he is praying Act 3
Hamlet kills Polonius through arras when speaking to Gertrude Act 3
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern bring Hamlet to Claudius Act 4
Claudius has Rosencrantz and Guildenstern escort Hamlet to ship to take him to England Act 4
Hamlet, Rosencrantz, and Guildenstern meet Captain on way to ship Act 4
Hamlet says thoughts now bloody Act 4
Ophelia goes mad Act 4
Laertes returns Act 4
Hamlet sends letter saying his ship taken by pirates and returning to Denmark Act 4
Claudius and Laertes come up with plan to kill Hamlet Act 4
Ophelia drowns herself Act 4
Hamlet fights Laertes Act 5
Osric appears Act 5
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern killed when Hamlet switches letter calling for his death to one that calls for their deaths in Act 5
Gertrude dies when when accidentally drinks poison
Laertes dies when from own poisoned sword
Claudius dies when when Hamlet stabs him with poisoned sword and makes him drink rest of poison
Hamlet dies when when Laertes wounds him with poisoned sword
Fortinbras at end has Hamlet carried away like a soldier
Hamlet at end wants Fortinbras to be made King of Denmark