Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle: 1st – 10th August 2014

Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle is a national Danish event, established in 1816 as the Shakespeare tradition at Kronborg Castle. These spectacular and amazing world-class interpretations of Shakespeare are produced and performed by some of today’s most prestigious theatre companies.  Experience magical summer evenings when the castle courtyard once again buzzes with international atmosphere this August. You are guaranteed world-class theatre when sublime actors vivaciously tread on stage. Exclusive entertainment with intimacy and intensity.

Become a part of the special Kronborg atmosphere when intrigue, forbidden love, vanity, power, humour, hatred, revenge and provocations fill the castle courtyard. Shakespeare’s Globe, Stockholm Musik Teater, Peter Brooke’s blockbuster King Lear, and Shakespeare in Concert can be experienced by audiences this year at the Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle from 1st – 10th August 2014.

Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle since 1816:


The festival opens with Shakespeare’s Globe from London and their sparkling new production of Much Ado About Nothing. Stockholm’s Music Theater appear on stage with their humorous tour de force musical, „William” – an award-winner at the New York Fringe Festival in 2013. This year’s Open Air Cinema offers an exclusive showing of King Lear from 1971 filmed by the legendary British director Peter Brook. As a new initiative, Shakespeare in Concert is presented as a festive and musical conclusion to this year’s festival

For detailed programme click here