PlayTragedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
May 01, 1969
Closing Date
Jun 14, 1969
Performances
52
PlayTragedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(May 01, 1969 - Jun 14, 1969)

Description
A play in five acts

Setting
In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark

Comments
This production of Hamlet is in two acts

Produced by Albert I. Fill, Joseph H. Shoctor, Marcel Akselrod and Norman Twain; By Special Arrangment with Woodfall, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Tony Richardson
Scenic Design by Jocelyn Herbert; Costume Design by Jocelyn Herbert; Lighting Design by John Gleason
General Manager: Sherman Gross
Production Stage Manager: Kevin Palmer; Stage Manager: Howard Panter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Mario Cassar
Scenery Supervisor: Michael Annals
General Press Representative: Frank Goodman; Press Representative: Ruth Cage; Advertising: Fred Golden and The Blaine Thompson Company
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Marcellus
Officer
 
Player King
Priest
 
Ensemble
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Francisco
Officer
 
Sailor
 
Ensemble
Player Queen
 
Ensemble
Osric
a Courtier
Guildenstern
Courtier
Reynaldo
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Ensemble
Player
 
Gravedigger
 
First Player
Ensemble
Laertes
son to Polonius
Captain
 
Ensemble
Bernardo
Officer
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Claudius
King of Denmark
Understudies: Ben Aris (Polonius), Ian Collier (Rosencrantz), Michael Elphick (Guildenstern), Clive Graham (Hamlet), Mark Griffith (Osric), Anjelica Huston (Ophelia), Malcolm Terris (Horatio), John Trenaman (Claudius), Jennifer Tudor (Gertrude) and Jason Twelvetrees (Laertes)

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (May 01, 1969 - Jun 14, 1969)

Cast

Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Marcellus
Officer
 
Player King
Francisco
Officer

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance

1969 Winner
Nicol Williamson
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