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Hamlet   

 
This production played in repertory with Twelfth Night, King Henry V
 
Broadway Theatre , (12/16/1958 - 1/10/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 16, 1958   
Closing Date:Jan 10, 1959 Total Performances:14

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


Production Staff
Theatre Operated by the Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd., Arts Council of Great Britain and S. Hurok
Written by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: Arthur Lief
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Audrey Cruddas; Costume Design by Audrey Cruddas
General Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Parker; General Manager for S. Hurok: Wolfe Kaufman
Stage Manager: Peter Smith and Maurice Stewart; Assistant Stage Mgr: Andrew Laird; Production Manager: William Downing
Musical Accompaniment: Gordon Jacob
Dueling direction by Bernard Hepton; General Press Representative: Martin Feinstein; Press Associate: Michael Sweeley; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Joss Ackland Marcellus
Officer
Robert Algar Player
Captain
Ensemble
John Bonney Ensemble
Peggy Butt Ensemble
Peter Cellier Rosencrantz
Courtier
Margaret Courtenay Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
James Culliford Player Prologue
Ensemble
Michael Culver Servant
David Dodimead Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Jane Downs Lady
Simon Fraser Ensemble
David Gardner Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Ensemble
John Gay Ensemble
Jennie Goossens Ensemble
Timothy Harley Ensemble
Gerald Harper Guildenstern
Courtier
Douglas Harris Sailor
Ensemble
Peter Hodgson Ensemble
John Humphry Laertes
son to Polonius
Harold Innocent Sailor
Priest
Ensemble
Barbara Jefford Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Ursula Jenkins Ensemble
Thomas Johnston Gravedigger
Ensemble
Dudley Jones Gravedigger
Barbara Leigh-Hunt Player Queen
Dyson Lovell Ensemble
James Mellor Francisco
Officer
John Neville Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Oliver Neville Claudius
King of Denmark
Joseph O'Conor Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Roy Patrick Bernardo
Officer
Job Stewart Osric
a Courtier
Crispian Woodgate Ensemble
Richard Wordsworth Ghost
Player King
William Young Ensemble