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Hamlet   

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (5/01/1969 - 6/14/1969)
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Opening Date: May 01, 1969    
Closing Date: Jun 14, 1969 Total Performances: 52

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark
Comments: This production of Hamlet is in two acts



Production Staff
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
Cast
Francesca Annis
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Ben Aris
Rosencrantz
Courtier
John J. Carney
Marcellus
Officer
Player King
Ian Collier
Priest
Ensemble
Constance Cummings
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Mark Dignam
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Michael Elphick
Francisco
Officer
Sailor
Ensemble
Richard Everett
Player Queen
Ensemble
Peter Gale
Osric
a Courtier
Clive Graham
Guildenstern
Courtier
Mark Griffith
Reynaldo
Ensemble
Anjelica Huston
Ensemble
Gordon Jackson
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Bill Jarvis
Ensemble
Roger Livesey
Player
Gravedigger
First Player
Michael Martin
Ensemble
Michael Pennington
Laertes
son to Polonius
Malcolm Terris
Captain
Ensemble
John Trenaman
Bernardo
Officer
Ensemble
Jennifer Tudor
Ensemble
Jason Twelvetrees
Ensemble
Christopher Walsh
Ensemble
Nicol Williamson
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Patrick Wymark
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)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Nicol Williamson