PlayTragedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
May 02, 1995
Closing Date
Jul 22, 1995
1st Preview
Apr 14, 1995
1st Preview
Apr 14, 1995
Previews
19
Performances
91
PlayTragedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Belasco Theatre
(May 02, 1995 - Jul 22, 1995)

Description
A play in five acts

Setting
In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark

Originally produced by The Almeida Theatre Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Jonathan Dove
Directed by Jonathan Kent; Assistant Director: Elizabeth Bell
Scenic Design by Peter J. Davison; Costume Design by James Acheson; Lighting Design by Mark Henderson; Sound Design by John A. Leonard; Associate Lighting Design: Michael Baldassari; Assistant Lighting Design: James Fulton
General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Associate Gen. Mgr: Robert C. Strickstein; Company Manager: Steven H. David
Production Stage Manager: Anne Keefe; Production Supervisor: Aurora Productions; Stage Manager: Frank Lombardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Kevin Fitzmaurice
UK Casting: Joyce Nettles; US Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by William Hobbs; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Ivan Kyncl (U.K.) and Joan Marcus (U.S.)
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Claudius
King of Denmark
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
 
Player King
 
Gravedigger
Member of the Court
Francisco
Officer
 
Lucianus
Player Queen
Prologue
 
Gentleman
Member of the Court
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Member of the Court
Laertes
son to Polonius
Bernardo
Officer
Marcellus
Officer
 
Captain
Reynaldo
Osric
a Courtier
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Guildenstern
Courtier
Member of the Court
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Member of the Court
Understudies: Melissa Chalsma (Ophelia, Player Queen), Gilly Gilchrist (Claudius), Caroline Harris (Gertrude), Peter Helmer (Bernardo, Rosencrantz), Denis Holmes (Marcellus, Priest), Gordon Langford-Rowe (Polonius), James Langton (Prologue), Colin Mace (Horatio), Terry McGinity (Ghost, Player King, Gravedigger), David Melville (Lucianus, Fortinbras, Osric), Nicholas Palliser (Guildenstern), Rupert Penry-Jones (Hamlet), Thomas Schall (Francisco, Captain), James Wallace (Laertes) and Spence White (Reynaldo, Gentleman)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1995 Winner
Ralph Fiennes

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1995 Winner
Tara FitzGerald

Theatre World

Award

1995 Recipient
Ralph Fiennes
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