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Hamlet   

 
Empire Theatre, (10/08/1936 - circa. 1/1937)
St. James Theatre, (1/1937 - Closing date unknown)
First Preview: Total Previews: 0
Opening Date: Oct 08, 1936    
Closing Date: Closing date unknown Total Performances: 132

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



Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Nesca Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by Guthrie McClintic
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by Guthrie McClintic
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Jo Mielziner; Technical Assistant to Jo Mielziner: Rose Bogdanoff
General Manager: Stanley Gilkey; Company Manager: William G. Tisdale
Stage Manager: William Richardson; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Cornell, Kurt Steinbart and Donaldson Murphy
Cast
John GielgudHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Judith AndersonGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Arthur ByronPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
John EmeryLaertes
son to Polonius
Lillian GishOphelia
daughter to Polonius
Malcolm KeenGhost
Claudius
King of Denmark
Evelyn AbbottEnsemble
Harry AndrewsHoratio
friend to Hamlet
Neal BerryEnsemble
Whitner BissellCornelius
Lucianus
John CromwellRosencrantz
Courtier
James DinanVoltemand
Ensemble
Morgan FarleyOsric
a Courtier
John GallandEnsemble
Stanley GouldEnsemble
Peter GrayEnsemble
Reed HerringBernardo
Officer
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Henry Hull Jr.Ensemble
Barry KellyMarcellus
Officer
Gravedigger
Mary Lee LoganEnsemble
Ruth MarchPlayer Queen
Harry MestayerPlayer King
Donaldson MurphyEnsemble
George NashGravedigger
William RoehrickGuildenstern
Courtier
Sydna ScottEnsemble
William StanleySailor
Kurt SteinbartEnsemble
Ivan TriesaultPrologue
Priest
George VincentCaptain
Murvyn VyeFrancisco
Officer
Reynaldo
Francis WayneEnsemble