Hamlet Kansallisteatteri

Hamlet

A timeless classic, here and now! Director Samuli Reunanen and writer-dramaturg Aina Bergroth’s updated adaptation of William Shakespeare’s influential masterpiece charts the murky depths and dire consequences of intergenerational trauma.

In the starring role, charismatic pop-prince Olavi Uusivirta is matched with artist extraordinaire Fanni Noroila as Ophelia. Music is by the virtuoso guitarist Timo Kämäräinen who additionally stars as Hamlet’s loyal friend, Horatio.

Production team

Cast Ola Blick, Karlo Haapiainen, Aleksi Holkko, Timo Kämäräinen, Esa-Matti Long, Fanni Noroila, Paula Siimes, Timo Tuominen, Matti Uusivirta, and Olavi Uusivirta  

Direction Samuli Reunanen Translation Matti Rossi Adaptation Samuli Reunanen and Aina Bergroth Performance dramaturg Aina Bergroth Set design Kaisa Rasila Costume design Auli Turtiainen Music Timo Kämäräinen Lighting design Erno Aaltonen Sound design Sami Hassinen Video design Pyry Hyttinen Make-up design Laura Sgureva-Cox Choreography consultant Ari Numminen