Cooper Stars in Sea of Troubles at U.K.’s Linbury Studio Theatre

News   Cooper Stars in Sea of Troubles at U.K.’s Linbury Studio Theatre There's a rare chance to catch a dance version of Hamlet May 27.

Hamlet is not only one of the world's best-known plays, but the Shakespeare work has been used as the source material for several other arts media, from film (where Ethan Hawke starred as the heir to Denmark Corporation, a Manhattan business empire) to opera and ballet.

The Royal Opera House currently has a production of Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet in rep until May 30, but at the Linbury Studio Theatre there is, on May 27, a rare chance to see the late Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Sea of Troubles, a ballet loosely based on the plot of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Sea of Troubles is preceded by a selection of newly choreographed pieces from English National Ballet, including Yosvani Ramos' Divertimento Pour Six, Thomas Edur's If, Juanjo Arques’ Tribal and Daniel Jones' AndFinally...

Sea of Troubles's main attraction is the star guest, Adam Cooper, who plays Hamlet — and, at one point, his face covered, Polonius.