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Hamlet   

This production played in repertory with King Lear, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Volpone

New Century Theatre, (2/26/1947 - 3/07/1947)
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Opening Date: Feb 26, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 07, 1947 Total Performances: 2

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


Production Staff
Produced by Hall Shelton; Produced by arrangement with Advance Players Association, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by Donald Wolfit and Christopher Ede
Scenic Design by Donald Wolfit and Eric Adeney
Cast
Eric Adeney
Ghost
Robert Algar
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Priest
Kempster Barnes
Laertes
son to Polonius
Richard Blythe
Osric
a Courtier
Francisco
Officer
George Bradford
Marcellus
Officer
Hugh Cross
Sailor
David Dodimead
Guildenstern
Courtier
Bernardo
Officer
Violet Farebrother
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Alexander Gauge
Claudius
King of Denmark
Frederick Horrey
Player
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Rosalind Iden
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Marion Marshall
Player Queen
Eric Maxon
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Josef Shear
Player
Geoffrey Wilkinson
Player King
Reynaldo
Donald Wolfit
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
John Wynyard
Horatio
friend to Hamlet