The result, although not fully persuasive, is a highly interesting experiment in Shakespearian revision.
As in true Shakespearean fashion, the tragedy ends in a sea of bloodshed and tears.
A recent Polish stage version turned the story into doom-laden Shakespearean tragedy.
The rationale for the over-the-top mis-emphasis is clearly that the stage and auditorium are large, needing to be filled, and that the audience is liable to be unversed in Shakespearian language.
This excellent troupe of Shakespeareans seems to have an infallible touch.