Playing the great Belle Époque actress Sarah Bernhardt, who is herself, preparing to play Hamlet, Janet McTeer proves to be a woman not only for all seasons, but particularly and triumphantly for this one. Theresa Rebeck’s world premiere play, “Bernhardt/Hamlet,” is an investigation of creative genius in female form. The part gives McTeer not only a potentially career-defining star turn, but one that is uncannily tuned in to the current zeitgeist of traditional gender power dynamics that continue to challenge newly empowered women.   McTeer, who won a Tony Award almost 20 years ago for her indelible portrayal of “Nora”…

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