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Hamlet   

Some of the members of the company served with Major Evans in the Pacific and over twenty were ex-service men.
 
Columbus Circle, (12/13/1945 - 4/08/1946)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 13, 1945    
Closing Date: Apr 08, 1946 Total Performances: 131

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 Michael Todd
Produced by Michael Todd
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Roger Adams
Staged by George Schaefer
Scenic Design by Frederick Stover; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff
Company Manager: William G. Norton; General Manager: James Colligan
Production Manager: Walter Williams; Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: George Cotton; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert Hartung and Bernard Gersten; General Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert
Conducted by William Brooks; Music Contractor: Charles Kunen
General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Company Press Representative: Mort Nathanson and Dick Williams; Casting: Sidney Piermont; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Mary AdamsEnsemble
Franz BendtsenReynaldo
John BryantFrancisco
Officer
Ensemble
Thomas ChalmersPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Blanche CollinsPlayer Queen
Booth ColmanGuildenstern
Courtier
Walter CoyHoratio
friend to Hamlet
Morton Da CostaOsric
a Courtier
Lili DarvasGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Alan DreebenPlayer Villian
Ensemble
Maurice EvansHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Jane FlynnEnsemble
Bernard GerstenEnsemble
Charles GoffEnsemble
Thomas GomezClaudius
King of Denmark
Robert HartungEnsemble
Nelson LeighPlayer King
Norwegian Captain
Bill LevittEnsemble
Alexander LockwoodMarcellus
Officer
Alan MastersPlayer Prologue
Nan McFarlandEnsemble
Howard MorrisRosencrantz
Courtier
Robert PasteneEnsemble
Frances ReidOphelia
daughter to Polonius
Emmett RogersLaertes
son to Polonius
Frank RooneyEnsemble
Leon ShawFortinbras
Prince of Norway
Janet SlausenEnsemble
Victor ThorleyGhost
Ray WalstonEnsemble
William WeberBernardo
Officer
Ensemble