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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
   
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