A Hamlet "Sommer" in the Courtyard of Kronborg -- Some 4 centuries have gone by since the Bard wrote Hamlet, but the age-old drama is still performed here in August in the courtyard of the so-called Hamlet's Castle, Kronborg. That great theatrical couple Laurence Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh performed Hamlet here, as have many other theatrical greats since 1816. Tickets for this event cost DKK250 ($43/£25). For ticket information, contact Helsingør Teaterkontor, Havnepladsen 3 (tel. 49-20-08-11). The box office is open Monday to Friday noon to 4pm.

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