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Hamlet   

 
Ziegfeld Theatre , (12/01/1952 - 12/06/1952)
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Opening Date:Dec 01, 1952   
Closing Date:Dec 06, 1952 Total Performances:8

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


Production Staff
Produced by S. Hurok; With the cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the French Government; Under the auspices of Association Française d'Action Artistique
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Arthur Honegger; Translated by Andre Gide; Musical Director: Pierre Boulez
Staged by Jean-Louis Barrault
Scenic Design by Andre Masson; Costume Design by Andre Masson
Company Manager: Edward Haas
Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo; Stage Manager: Roger Guttin
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Martin Feinstein
Cast
Jean-Louis Barrault Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Beauchamp Player King
Pierre Bertin Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Jean-François Calvé Rosencrantz
Courtier
Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Anne Carrère Player Queen
Gabriel Cattand Guildenstern
Courtier
Jacques Dacqmine Claudius
King of Denmark
Marie-Hélène Dasté Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Jean Desailly Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Jacques Galland Francisco
Officer
Reynaldo
Jean-Pierre Granval Osric
a Courtier
Jean Juillard Ghost
Charles Mahieu First Gravedigger
Jean-Claude Michel Laertes
son to Polonius
Régis Outin Priest
Marcellus
Officer
Serge Perrault Bernardo
Officer
Lucianus
Pierre Sonnier Second Gravedigger
Simone Valère Ophelia
daughter to Polonius