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Hamlet   

 
This production played in repertory with Twelfth Night, King Henry V

Broadway Theatre, (12/16/1958 - 1/10/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 16, 1958    
Closing Date: Jan 10, 1959 Total Performances: 14

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



Production Staff
Theatre Operated by the Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd., Arts Council of Great Britain and S. Hurok
Written by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: Arthur Lief
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Audrey Cruddas; Costume Design by Audrey Cruddas
General Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Parker; General Manager for S. Hurok: Wolfe Kaufman
Stage Manager: Peter Smith and Maurice Stewart; Assistant Stage Mgr: Andrew Laird; Production Manager: William Downing
Musical Accompaniment: Gordon Jacob
Dueling direction by Bernard Hepton; General Press Representative: Martin Feinstein; Press Associate: Michael Sweeley; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Joss AcklandMarcellus
Officer
Robert AlgarPlayer
Captain
Ensemble
John BonneyEnsemble
Peggy ButtEnsemble
Peter CellierRosencrantz
Courtier
Margaret CourtenayGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
James CullifordPlayer Prologue
Ensemble
Michael CulverServant
David DodimeadHoratio
friend to Hamlet
Jane DownsLady
Simon FraserEnsemble
David GardnerFortinbras
Prince of Norway
Ensemble
John GayEnsemble
Jennie GoossensEnsemble
Timothy HarleyEnsemble
Gerald HarperGuildenstern
Courtier
Douglas HarrisSailor
Ensemble
Peter HodgsonEnsemble
John HumphryLaertes
son to Polonius
Harold InnocentSailor
Priest
Ensemble
Barbara JeffordOphelia
daughter to Polonius
Ursula JenkinsEnsemble
Thomas JohnstonGravedigger
Ensemble
Dudley JonesGravedigger
Barbara Leigh-HuntPlayer Queen
Dyson LovellEnsemble
James MellorFrancisco
Officer
John NevilleHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Oliver NevilleClaudius
King of Denmark
Joseph O'ConorPolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Roy PatrickBernardo
Officer
Job StewartOsric
a Courtier
Crispian WoodgateEnsemble
Richard WordsworthGhost
Player King
William YoungEnsemble