HAMLET

Kenny Holm Johansen


The prince of Denmark. Hamlet is told by a ghost that King Claudius killed Hamlet's father. But can a ghost be trusted, and if so, should he kill the king?

CLAUDIUS

Christoffer Lukasen


Hamlet's uncle and the current king of Denmark, Claudius is an ambitious and cunning man, who has little love for his nephew and stepson Hamlet.

GERTRUDE

Cecilie Stubberup Højberg


Hamlet's mother and the wife of Claudius. Despite her choice of husband, Gertrude is a kind Queen who loves her son dearly.

POLONIUS

Alastair Christensen


A lord at court, and the father of Ophelia and Leartes. Polonius sees himself as a cunning strategist, a manipulator and wise man, none of which is entirely true. 

OPHELIA

Elsa Kristine Blomberg


The youngest daugher of Polonius, Ophelia is being molded into a proper lady that Polonius can marry off well. Ophelia herself loves Hamlet, but because he is a prince, it is love that cannot be. 

LEARTES

Emilie Lind Damkjær


The older daughter of Polonius, Leartes is much less gentle and delicate than her sister, instead prefering to ride, travel and fence.  

HORATIO

Johan Winther Kristensen


One of Hamlet's friends from school, Horatio is a young, kind, thoughtful man who tries his best to help Hamlet through these dificult times. 

VOLTIMAND

Kateřina Kourková


The ambassador to Norway, who brings news of Fortinbras' plans. 

ROSENCRANTZ

Ida Budolfsen


Hamlet's "friend" from school, who loves her job. Her job being sucking up to whoever is willing to pay her. 

GUILDENSTERN

Matias Gaarde


Much the same as Rosencrantz. The duo is called to Denmark by Claudius in order do figure out what is wrong with Hamlet. 

OSRIC

Heine Gade Kristensen


An older coutier, who is too oblivious to realise that they are the butt of a lot of jokes. 

MARCELLUS

Thomas Gwynfryn McCollin


The captain of the guard, who is getting too old for ghosts and murder-plots. 

BERNADO

Katrine Gaarde Vahlberg


A young guard, who does what they are told by Marcellus. 

REYNALDO

Ness R. Sinclear


One of Polonius' servants, who provides Polonius with information about how Laertes is doing in France. 

GHOST

Martin Kær


The ghost who tells Hamlet that his father was murdered. It is initially unclear whether or not the ghost can be trusted.  

FORTINBRAS

Jens Damborg Jensen


The young prince of Norway, who is intent on taking back the lands Norway has lost to Denmark. 

CAPTAIN

Una Súsanna Skaalum


A captain in Fortinbras' army met by Hamlet his way to England.

GRAVEDIGGER

Christian Bredvig Larsen


A gravedigger who has some humourous things to say about life and death.

HELPER

Emmelie Christensen


The gravedigger's helper, who brings and them beer and suffers their abuses. 

FIRST PLAYER

Camilla Milther


The youngest and least experienced of the acting troup. 

PLAYER KING

Rasmus Vesterdal Korsbakke


A more ceasoned player, who has become slightly bored with the acting life. 

PLAYER QUEEN

Jonna Hansen


A young actress who think she is god's gift to the theater world.

PLAYER LUCIANUS

Peter Godsk Christensen


The only competent actor, who is constantly pained by his colleagues incompetence. 

WAINTING WOMAN

Mette Kathrine Hansen


Ophelia's servant, who is pained by the fracturing of her lady's mind. 

MESSENGER

Kamma Sofie Martinsen


A messenger who tries not to be beaten for bringing ill news.

PRIORESS

Zana Veliqi


A clergywoman who presides over Ophelia's funeral. 

STAGEHANDS

They are servants, actors and soldiers in the court of Denmark

Margarita Kaljuvee

Freja Quist Jensen

Cecilie Sloth Madsen

Charlotte Amalie Frejlev

DRAMATIS PERSONAE

Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?


      Macbeth, Act II, Scene I