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OPEN AIR THEATRE  – ART, CULTURE AND NATURE

2018 is a 10 year mark for Shakespeare Festival hosting and producing outdoor theatre at Kronborg Castle, and we will of course celebrate!

Every year in August HamletScenen presents Shakespeare Festival, open-air theatre at Kronborg Castle in Elsinore at the northern tip of Zealand. The productions are always staged by some of the most acclaimed theatre companies and theatre artists of our time. The stage is set over the moat with beautiful Kronborg Castle as backdrop and the constantly changing Danish weather, screech of sea gulls and the glimmer of stars all unites art, cultural heritage and nature, guaranteeing each performance to be a magical experience.

PROGRAM 2018

The Shakespeare Festival 2018 program offers absolutely unique theatre experiences with performances from around the world. Join us, when the stage is occupied by the Chinese Peking Opera Hamlet – The Revenge of Prince Zi Dan, a German theatre concert Searching for William and this year’s in-house productions Shakespeare in Concert 2018 and Shakespeare Was Here.

SHAKESPEARE INTRODUCTION EVERY NIGHT AT 19.15 BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE 

Every night before the performance you can enjoy this free Shakespeare Introduction. This unusual one-man-show presents an entertaining and notable gallery of international Shakespeare experts, all played by the one and same actor. It tells a remarkable story that will always interlink Shakespeare, Hamlet and Kronborg Castle in one of the world’s greatest mysteries.

ENJOY A PICNIC AT SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

Each evening prior to the performance, you can enjoy a preordered picnic on viewpoint ”The Princess Bastion” while taking in the stunning views of Sweden, Elsinore city and the harbor. Remember to bring a blanket to sit on. Find this years menu and pre-order your picnic now.

Welcome to Shakespeare Festival 2018 – we are looking forward to seeing you!

 

SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IS SUPPORTED BY

 

HAMLETSCENEN IS SUPPORTED BY

Elsinore Municipality

Ministry of Culture, Denmark

Program 2018

 

1- 5 AUGUST 2018  20.00 PM

HAMLET – THE REVENGE OF PRINCE ZI DAN

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8 – 12 AUGUST 2018 20.00 PM

SEARCHING FOR WILLIAM

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15- 17 AUGUST 2018  20.00 PM

SHAKESPEARE IN CONCERT 2018

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