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Hamlet   

Wallack's Theatre, (4/23/1912 - 4/23/1912)
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Opening Date: Apr 23, 1912    
Closing Date: Apr 23, 1912 Total Performances: 1

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark
Comments: This production was a one-time, special matinee performance in honor of William Shakespeare's birthday, arranged by actor Ian Maclaren, who played Hamlet. The production played the afternoon of Tuesday, April 23, 1912, while Disraeli continued its run in the evening.



Production Staff
Written by William Shakespeare
Cast
Violet Barnett
Player Queen
St. Clair Bayfield
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
First Grave Digger
Lewis Broughton
Rosencrantz
Courtier
Miss Chase
Second Player
Reginald Dane
Osric
a Courtier
Alfred Gray
Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Grace Griswold
Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Rutherford Herman
Second Grave Digger
George Kelly
First Player
Marcellus
Officer
Viola Knott
Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
William Lorenz
Guildenstern
Courtier
Bernardo
Officer
Ian Maclaren
Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Herschel Mayall
Laertes
son to Polonius
Mervyn A. Rentaul
Ghost
Frank Woolfe
Player King