Ballet by John Neumeier
based on Saxo Grammaticus and William Shakespeare

Dedicated to Vera Volkova

 

Music
 

Michael Tippet
2nd Symphony
Divertimento on "Sellingers Round", 1st and 2nd Movement
Tripel Concert
4th Symphony

Choreography
Staging
  John Neumeier
Set
Costumes
  Klaus Hellenstein

 

World Premiere
Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, November 2, 1985
Original title: Amleth

 

Original Cast    
Hamlet
  Peter Bo Bendixen
Ophelia
  Bette Bødtcher
Geruth
  Linda Hindberg
Horvendel
  Mogens Boesen
Fenge
  Lars Damsgaard
Koll
  Johnny Eliasen
Polonius   Tommy Frishøi

 

New Version - Premiere
The Hamburg Ballet, Hamburg,  May 4, 1997

 

Original Cast    
Hamlet
  Lloyd Riggins
Ophelia
  Anna Polikarpova
Geruth
  Laura Cazzaniga
Horvendel
  Jirí Bubenícek
Fenge
  Lars Damsgaard
Koll/Fortinbras
  Ivan Urban
Polonius   Jean-Jacques Defago
Polikarpova - Riggins
 

 
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