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Hamlet   

 
44th Street Theatre, (12/04/1939 - 1/06/1940)
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Opening Date: Dec 04, 1939    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1940 Total Performances: 40

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



Production Staff
Produced by Maurice Evans
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Lehman Engel
Staged by Margaret Webster
Scenic Design by David Ffolkes; Costume Design by David Ffolkes
Cast
Maurice EvansHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Mady ChristiansGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Henry EdwardsClaudius
King of Denmark
Raymond JohnsonPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Katherine LockeOphelia
daughter to Polonius
John BarclayGhost
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
June BrownEnsemble
Donald CameronMarcellus
Officer
Frederic CarneyCornelius
Ensemble
Jessie DimondEnsemble
Constance FriendEnsemble
Lauren GilbertFrancisco
Officer
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Henry JonesReynaldo
Second Gravedigger
George KeaneGentleman
Ambassador
Ensemble
John McQuadeBernardo
Officer
Player
Sailor
Ensemble
Alexander NicolEnsemble
Melvin ParksEnsemble
Alfred PaschallCaptain
Sailor
Ensemble
Jackson PerkinsLady in Waiting
Ensemble
Donald RandolphHoratio
friend to Hamlet
Kurt RichardsPage
Player Queen
Emmett RogersGuildenstern
Courtier
Ambassador
Sydney SmithLaertes
son to Polonius
Maury TuckermanOsric
a Courtier
Howard WierumPlayer
Ensemble
Rhys WilliamsPlayer King
First Gravedigger
Walter WilliamsVoltemand
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