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Hamlet   

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
Cast
Jean-Louis Barrault
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Beauchamp
Player King
Pierre Bertin
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Jean-François Calvé
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Anne Carrère
Player Queen
Gabriel Cattand
Guildenstern
Courtier
Jacques Dacqmine
Claudius
King of Denmark
Marie-Hélène Dasté
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Jean Desailly
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Jacques Galland
Francisco
Officer
Reynaldo
Jean-Pierre Granval
Osric
a Courtier
Jean Juillard
Ghost
Charles Mahieu
First Gravedigger
Jean-Claude Michel
Laertes
son to Polonius
Régis Outin
Priest
Marcellus
Officer
Serge Perrault
Bernardo
Officer
Lucianus
Pierre Sonnier
Second Gravedigger
Simone Valère
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius