The first drama premiere of the 70th Dubrovnik Summer Festival was announced yesterday at the festival palace in Dubrovnik. William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by Paolo Magelli, will certainly be one of the highlights of this year’s anniversary festival.
The artistic director of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Dora Ruždjak Podolski, commented that Hamlet was a "big and central event of the jubilee 70th Dubrovnik Summer Festival". Over the years Hamlet has featured 14 times in the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, 13 times on the Lovrijenac Fortress and once on the island of Lokrum.
The premiere of this year’s Hamlet will be on the 27th of July and then the program will see the Bards masterpiece on the schedule from the 28th to the31st of July. All performances will start at 9.30.