Moldova has one of the highest amount of inmates per capita in Europe, including the rate of the longterm convicted. To shed a light on the penitentiary issues, art centre Coliseum made a Hamlet play in Moldova most secured prison. For several months inmates were studying the acting craft to perform together with professional actors. All the inmates are the lifers and some of them stayed more than half of their life in prison. Through this play directors aimed to draw attention to conditions of lifers and most important people’s stereotypes to penitentiary system and people going through it.