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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 Adams Ensemble
Franz Bendtsen Reynaldo
John Bryant Francisco
Officer
Ensemble
Thomas Chalmers Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Blanche Collins Player Queen
Booth Colman Guildenstern
Courtier
Walter Coy Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Morton Da Costa Osric
a Courtier
Lili Darvas Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Alan Dreeben Player Villian
Ensemble
Maurice Evans Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Jane Flynn Ensemble
Bernard Gersten Ensemble
Charles Goff Ensemble
Thomas Gomez Claudius
King of Denmark
Robert Hartung Ensemble
Nelson Leigh Player King
Norwegian Captain
Bill Levitt Ensemble
Alexander Lockwood Marcellus
Officer
Alan Masters Player Prologue
Nan McFarland Ensemble
Howard Morris Rosencrantz
Courtier
Robert Pastene Ensemble
Frances Reid Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Emmett Rogers Laertes
son to Polonius
Frank Rooney Ensemble
Leon Shaw Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Janet Slausen Ensemble
Victor Thorley Ghost
Ray Walston Ensemble
William Weber Bernardo
Officer
Ensemble