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Hamlet   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (12/17/1975 - 1/25/1976)
First Preview: Dec 05, 1975 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Dec 17, 1975    
Closing Date: Jan 25, 1976 Total Performances: 47

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 Lincoln Center Theater
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by John Morris
Directed by Michael Rudman
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Hal George; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein
NYSF General Manager: Robert Kamlot
NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: D. W. Koehler; Stage Manager: Michael Chambers
NYSF Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; NYSF at Lincoln Center Press Representative: Faith Geer; NYSF Casting: Rosemarie Tichler; Fight direction by Erik Fredricksen
Cast
Peter AckroydRosencrantz
Courtier
Jane AlexanderGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Maureen AndermanOphelia
daughter to Polonius
Ernest AustinTechnical Director
Ensemble
Richard BrestoffMarcellus
Officer
Player
Ensemble
Robert BurrGhost
Nancy CampbellPlayer Prologue
Apprentice Actor
Charles CioffiClaudius
King of Denmark
Michael CuttStagehand
Ensemble
Erik FredricksenReynaldo
Ensemble
James GalleryVoltemand
Larry GatesPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Gravedigger
John HeardGuildenstern
Courtier
George HearnHoratio
friend to Hamlet
David HowardStagehand
Ensemble
Ronald HunterStagehand
Ensemble
James HurdlePlayer King
Henson KeysEnsemble
Stephen LangBernardo
Officer
Priest
Player
Ensemble
Jack R. MarksGravedigger
Stagehand
Ensemble
Bruce McGillOsric
a Courtier
Ensemble
Vance MizelleCompany Manager
Ensemble
David NaughtonFrancisco
Officer
Player Queen
Ensemble
Mandy PatinkinFortinbras
Prince of Norway
Player King
Hannibal Penney, Jr.Captain
Player Queen
Richard SandersEnsemble
James SutoriusLaertes
son to Polonius
Reginald Vel JohnsonStagehand
Ensemble
Sam WaterstonHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Understudies: Ernest Austin (Francisco), Richard Brestoff (Guildenstern, Player King), Nancy Campbell (Ophelia), Michael Cutt (Gravedigger, Marcellus), James Gallery (Gravedigger, Polonius), John Heard (Hamlet), Ruby Holbrook (Gertrude), David Howard (Captain, Player King), Ronald Hunter (Horatio, Player Queen, Technical Director), James Hurdle (Claudius), Henson Keys (Bernardo, Player), Stephen Lang (Prologue, Rosencrantz), Jack R. Marks (Voltemand), Bruce McGill (Laertes), Vance Mizelle (Priest), David Naughton (Osric), Hannibal Penney, Jr. (Fortinbras), Richard Sanders (Ghost, Player Queen) and Reginald Vel Johnson (Company Manager)