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Hamlet   

Belasco Theatre, (5/02/1995 - 7/22/1995)
First Preview: Apr 14, 1995 Total Previews: 19
Opening Date: May 02, 1995    
Closing Date: Jul 22, 1995 Total Performances: 91

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President; Philip J. Smith: Executive VP; Robert E. Wankel: VP-Finance)
Produced by Dodger Productions, Roger Berlind, Endemol Theatre Productions, Inc., Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Kardana Productions and Scott Rudin; Associate Producer: The Durst Organization and Whistlin' Dixie
Originally produced by The Almeida Theatre Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Jonathan Dove
Directed by Jonathan Kent
Scenic Design by Peter J. Davison; Costume Design by James Acheson; Lighting Design by Mark Henderson; Sound Design by John A. Leonard
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
UK Casting: Joyce Nettles; US Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by William Hobbs; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Francesca Annis
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Ralph Fiennes
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Tara FitzGerald
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
James Laurenson
Claudius
King of Denmark
Peter Eyre
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Terence Rigby
Ghost
Player King
Gravedigger
Melissa Chalsma
Member of the Court
Gilly Gilchrist
Francisco
Officer
Lucianus
Caroline Harris
Player Queen
Peter Helmer
Prologue
Gentleman
Denis Holmes
Member of the Court
Paterson Joseph
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Gordon Langford-Rowe
Priest
James Langton
Member of the Court
Damian Lewis
Laertes
son to Polonius
Colin Mace
Bernardo
Officer
Terry McGinity
Marcellus
Officer
Captain
David Melville
Reynaldo
Nicholas Palliser
Osric
a Courtier
Rupert Penry-Jones
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Nicholas Rowe
Guildenstern
Courtier
Thomas Schall
Member of the Court
James Wallace
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Spence White
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, Gravedigger, Player King), David Melville (Fortinbras, Lucianus, Osric), Nicholas Palliser (Guildenstern), Rupert Penry-Jones (Hamlet), Thomas Schall (Captain, Francisco), James Wallace (Laertes) and Spence White (Gentleman, Reynaldo)
Tony Award®
1995 Best Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by Dodger Productions, Roger Berlind, Endemol Theatre Productions, Inc., Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Kardana Productions and Scott Rudin; Originally produced by The Almeida Theatre Company
winner 1995 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Ralph Fiennes
Drama Desk Award
winner 1995 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner]
Ralph Fiennes
winner 1995 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Tara FitzGerald
Theatre World
winner 1995 Award [recipient]
Ralph Fiennes
   
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