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Hamlet   

 
Imperial Theatre , (11/10/1936 - circa. 12/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 10, 1936   
Closing Date:Closing date unknown Total Performances:39

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 Imperial Theatre Corporation
Produced by Leslie Howard
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Virgil Thomson; Musical Director: Hugh Davis
Directed by Leslie Howard; Directed in collaboration with John Houseman; Mime of the Players' Scene by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by Stewart Chaney
General Manager: Percy Burton; Company Manager: Frank Perley
Stage Manager: Edward McHugh; Assistant Stage Mgr: Charles Ashley and Jean Rosenthal
Fencing Scene arranged by Santelli
Cast
Leslie Howard Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Gay Adams Court Lady
Wesley Addy Marcellus
Officer
Joan Adrian Court Lady
John Barclay Ghost
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Daphne Bayne Court Lady
Bourn Blood Soldier
Richard Cameron Courtier
Albert Carroll Osric
a Courtier
Richard Clayton Page
Clifford Evans Laertes
son to Polonius
Paul Foster Courtier
Eugene Francis Page
Paul Genge Francisco
Officer
Captain
Denis Green Rosencrantz
Courtier
James Hayes Courtier
Janet Hill Court Lady
Joseph Holland Horatio
friend to Hamlet
George Ingham Soldier
Paul Jones Soldier
Stanley Lathbury First Gravedigger
Henry Leonard Soldier
Eric Mansfield A Chaplain
Aubrey Mather Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Mary Meyer Player Queen
Hugh Norton Soldier
Richard Ogden Courtier
Winston O'Keefe Guildenstern
Courtier
John Parrish Bernardo
Officer
Tileston Perry Page
Madelyn Phillips Player Prologue
Edward Potter Gentleman
Courtier
Keith Randall Soldier
Herbert Ranson Player
Alexander Scourby Player King
Mary Servoss Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Mary Shower Court Lady
Toni Sorel Court Lady
Hope Spingarn Court Lady
Pamela Stanley Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Philip Sudana Page
Daphne Sylva Court Lady
Vernon Tanner Courtier
George Volk Soldier
Wilfrid Walter Claudius
King of Denmark
O.Z. Whitehead Second Gravedigger
Arthur Zwerling Courtier