She desires to speak with you in her closet ere you go to bed.

It would be funny if Rosencrantz meant closet the way we mean closet today. If he were like:
“Yeah, your mom wants to meet with you, surrounded by her dresses and shoes. She’ll push the blouses to the side to make a little space for you to sit on the shoe shelf. It’s pretty sturdy.
I mean, I’ve been in your mom’s closet and it smells pretty good in there. It’s cozy. I like being surrounded by all the fancy clothes. Feels safe, too. It’s hard to be overheard in a closet. All those clothes act like soundproofing.”
And then the entire Gertrude and Hamlet scene is in there, entirely claustrophobic and weirdly intimate.


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