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Hamlet   

Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (12/17/1975 - 1/25/1976)
First Preview: Dec 05, 1975 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Dec 17, 1975    
Closing Date: Jan 25, 1976 Total Performances: 47

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by John Morris
Directed by Michael Rudman
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Hal George; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein
NYSF General Manager: Robert Kamlot
NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: D. W. Koehler; Stage Manager: Michael Chambers
NYSF Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; NYSF at Lincoln Center Press Representative: Faith Geer; NYSF Casting: Rosemarie Tichler; Fight direction by Erik Fredricksen
Cast
Peter Ackroyd
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Jane Alexander
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Maureen Anderman
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Ernest Austin
Technical Director
Ensemble
Richard Brestoff
Marcellus
Officer
Player
Ensemble
Robert Burr
Ghost
Nancy Campbell
Player Prologue
Apprentice Actor
Charles Cioffi
Claudius
King of Denmark
Michael Cutt
Stagehand
Ensemble
Erik Fredricksen
Reynaldo
Ensemble
James Gallery
Voltemand
Larry Gates
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Gravedigger
John Heard
Guildenstern
Courtier
George Hearn
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
David Howard
Stagehand
Ensemble
Ronald Hunter
Stagehand
Ensemble
James Hurdle
Player King
Henson Keys
Ensemble
Stephen Lang
Bernardo
Officer
Priest
Player
Ensemble
Jack R. Marks
Gravedigger
Stagehand
Ensemble
Bruce McGill
Osric
a Courtier
Ensemble
Vance Mizelle
Company Manager
Ensemble
David Naughton
Francisco
Officer
Player Queen
Ensemble
Mandy Patinkin
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Player King
Hannibal Penney, Jr.
Captain
Player Queen
Richard Sanders
Ensemble
James Sutorius
Laertes
son to Polonius
Reginald Vel Johnson
Stagehand
Ensemble
Sam Waterston
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Understudies: Ernest Austin (Francisco), Richard Brestoff (Guildenstern, Player King), Nancy Campbell (Ophelia), Michael Cutt (Gravedigger, Marcellus), James Gallery (Gravedigger, Polonius), John Heard (Hamlet), Ruby Holbrook (Gertrude), David Howard (Captain, Player King), Ronald Hunter (Horatio, Player Queen, Technical Director), James Hurdle (Claudius), Henson Keys (Bernardo, Player), Stephen Lang (Prologue, Rosencrantz), Jack R. Marks (Voltemand), Bruce McGill (Laertes), Vance Mizelle (Priest), David Naughton (Osric), Hannibal Penney, Jr. (Fortinbras), Richard Sanders (Ghost, Player Queen) and Reginald Vel Johnson (Company Manager)