The Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet Hamlet performance

The Washington Ballet Presents Hamlet

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - Sunday, April 3, 2016

The Washington Ballet brings one of choreographer Stephen Mills's landmark works to the Eisenhower Theater stage, with the company premiere of Hamlet. 

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The Washington Ballet
Septime Webre, artistic director

Hamlet - Company Premiere
Music: Philip Glass
Choreography: Stephen Mills

Preview Night–Wednesday, Mar. 23; Opening Night–Thursday, Mar. 24

Sleek and elegant with contemporary staging and performed to the spellbinding music of Philip Glass, Stephen Mills's Hamlet redefines this tragic masterwork and the limits of dance in a modern production that presents Hamlet's internal struggle over avenging his father's murder in an innovative and riveting reinvention of Shakespeare's classic. 

Performance Timing: 90 minutes, including one intermission.