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Hamlet   

 
This production played in repertory with King Lear, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Volpone

New Century Theatre, (2/26/1947 - 3/07/1947)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 26, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 07, 1947 Total Performances: 2

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



Production Staff
Produced by Hall Shelton; Produced by arrangement with Advance Players Association, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by Donald Wolfit and Christopher Ede
Scenic Design by Donald Wolfit and Eric Adeney
Cast
Eric AdeneyGhost
Robert AlgarRosencrantz
Courtier
Priest
Kempster BarnesLaertes
son to Polonius
Richard BlytheOsric
a Courtier
Francisco
Officer
George BradfordMarcellus
Officer
Hugh CrossSailor
David DodimeadGuildenstern
Courtier
Bernardo
Officer
Violet FarebrotherGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Alexander GaugeClaudius
King of Denmark
Frederick HorreyPlayer
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Rosalind IdenOphelia
daughter to Polonius
Marion MarshallPlayer Queen
Eric MaxonPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Josef ShearPlayer
Geoffrey WilkinsonPlayer King
Reynaldo
Donald WolfitHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
John WynyardHoratio
friend to Hamlet