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Searching for William

Fronted by the highly acclaimed actor and singer Christian Freidel, the band Woods of Birnam has performed this theatre concert – a strongly visual and poetic production – to packed houses.

In a mash-up between theatre and concert, Woods of Birnam authoritatively show that William Shakespeare remains both seductive and topical. Visuals, lighting, sound and film are combined in a strongly visual and perceptive story that is anything but classical theatre. You are invited into a magical world existing somewhere between dream and reality – a world that examines and challenges the essence of Shakespeare’s centuries-old texts. At this year’s Shakespeare Festival, Woods of Birnam present their wondrous universe in the open air at Kronborg Castle, where we will meet the doubting Hamlet, the power-mad Macbeth and the devious and crafty spirit, Puck, from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

Performance dates: 8-12 August
Time: 8pm
Running time: 2 hours 30 min. incl. interval
Director: Christian Friedel
Cast: Woods of Birnam / Christian Friedel, Philipp Makolies, Uwe Pesora, Ludwig Bauer og Christian Grochau
Producer: Woods of Birnam
Genre: Theatre concert/Musical theatre
Language: English – with Danish and English surtitles
Age: Recommended from the age of 12