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Imperial Theatre, (11/10/1936 - circa. 12/1936)
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Opening Date: Nov 10, 1936    
Closing Date: Closing date unknown Total Performances: 39

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 Imperial Theatre Corporation
Produced by Leslie Howard
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Virgil Thomson; Musical Director: Hugh Davis
Directed by Leslie Howard; Directed in collaboration with John Houseman; Mime of the Players' Scene by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by Stewart Chaney
General Manager: Percy Burton; Company Manager: Frank Perley
Stage Manager: Edward McHugh; Assistant Stage Mgr: Charles Ashley and Jean Rosenthal
Fencing Scene arranged by Santelli
Leslie HowardHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Gay AdamsCourt Lady
Wesley AddyMarcellus
Joan AdrianCourt Lady
John BarclayGhost
Prince of Norway
Daphne BayneCourt Lady
Bourn BloodSoldier
Richard CameronCourtier
Albert CarrollOsric
a Courtier
Richard ClaytonPage
Clifford EvansLaertes
son to Polonius
Paul FosterCourtier
Eugene FrancisPage
Paul GengeFrancisco
Denis GreenRosencrantz
James HayesCourtier
Janet HillCourt Lady
Joseph HollandHoratio
friend to Hamlet
George InghamSoldier
Paul JonesSoldier
Stanley LathburyFirst Gravedigger
Henry LeonardSoldier
Eric MansfieldA Chaplain
Aubrey MatherPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Mary MeyerPlayer Queen
Hugh NortonSoldier
Richard OgdenCourtier
Winston O'KeefeGuildenstern
John ParrishBernardo
Tileston PerryPage
Madelyn PhillipsPlayer Prologue
Edward PotterGentleman
Keith RandallSoldier
Herbert RansonPlayer
Alexander ScourbyPlayer King
Mary ServossGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Mary ShowerCourt Lady
Toni SorelCourt Lady
Hope SpingarnCourt Lady
Pamela StanleyOphelia
daughter to Polonius
Philip SudanaPage
Daphne SylvaCourt Lady
Vernon TannerCourtier
George VolkSoldier
Wilfrid WalterClaudius
King of Denmark
O.Z. WhiteheadSecond Gravedigger
Arthur ZwerlingCourtier