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Hamlet   

 
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (5/01/1969 - 6/14/1969)
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Opening Date:May 01, 1969   
Closing Date:Jun 14, 1969 Total Performances:52

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark
Comments: This production of Hamlet is in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by Albert I. Fill, Joseph H. Shoctor, Marcel Akselrod and Norman Twain; By Special Arrangment with Woodfall, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Tony Richardson
Scenic Design by Jocelyn Herbert; Costume Design by Jocelyn Herbert; Lighting Design by John Gleason
General Manager: Sherman Gross
Production Stage Manager: Kevin Palmer; Stage Manager: Howard Panter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Mario Cassar
Scenery Supervisor: Michael Annals
General Press Representative: Frank Goodman; Press Representative: Ruth Cage; Advertising: Fred Golden and The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
Francesca Annis Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
Ben Aris Rosencrantz
Courtier
John J. Carney Marcellus
Officer
Player King
Ian Collier Priest
Ensemble
Constance Cummings Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Mark Dignam Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Michael Elphick Francisco
Officer
Sailor
Ensemble
Richard Everett Player Queen
Ensemble
Peter Gale Osric
a Courtier
Clive Graham Guildenstern
Courtier
Mark Griffith Reynaldo
Ensemble
Anjelica Huston Ensemble
Gordon Jackson Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Bill Jarvis Ensemble
Roger Livesey Player
Gravedigger
First Player
Michael Martin Ensemble
Michael Pennington Laertes
son to Polonius
Malcolm Terris Captain
Ensemble
John Trenaman Bernardo
Officer
Ensemble
Jennifer Tudor Ensemble
Jason Twelvetrees Ensemble
Christopher Walsh Ensemble
Nicol Williamson Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Patrick Wymark Claudius
King of Denmark
Understudies: Ben Aris (Polonius), Ian Collier (Rosencrantz), Michael Elphick (Guildenstern), Clive Graham (Hamlet), Mark Griffith (Osric), Anjelica Huston (Ophelia), Malcolm Terris (Horatio), John Trenaman (Claudius), Jennifer Tudor (Gertrude) and Jason Twelvetrees (Laertes)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Nicol Williamson