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.