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Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/01/1952 - 12/06/1952)
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Opening Date: Dec 01, 1952    
Closing Date: Dec 06, 1952 Total Performances: 8

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

Production Staff
Produced by S. Hurok; With the cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the French Government; Under the auspices of Association Française d'Action Artistique
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Arthur Honegger; Translated by Andre Gide; Musical Director: Pierre Boulez
Staged by Jean-Louis Barrault
Scenic Design by Andre Masson; Costume Design by Andre Masson
Company Manager: Edward Haas
Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo; Stage Manager: Roger Guttin
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Martin Feinstein
Jean-Louis BarraultHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
BeauchampPlayer King
Pierre BertinPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Jean-François CalvéRosencrantz
Prince of Norway
Anne CarrèrePlayer Queen
Gabriel CattandGuildenstern
Jacques DacqmineClaudius
King of Denmark
Marie-Hélène DastéGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Jean DesaillyHoratio
friend to Hamlet
Jacques GallandFrancisco
Jean-Pierre GranvalOsric
a Courtier
Jean JuillardGhost
Charles MahieuFirst Gravedigger
Jean-Claude MichelLaertes
son to Polonius
RĂ©gis OutinPriest
Serge PerraultBernardo
Pierre SonnierSecond Gravedigger
Simone ValèreOphelia
daughter to Polonius