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Hamlet   

 
Belasco Theatre , (5/02/1995 - 7/22/1995)
First Preview:Apr 14, 1995 Total Previews:19
Opening Date:May 02, 1995   
Closing Date:Jul 22, 1995 Total Performances:91

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 The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President; Philip J. Smith: Executive VP; Robert E. Wankel: VP-Finance)
Produced by Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Robin De Levita, Rocco Landesman, Ed Strong), Roger Berlind, Endemol Theatre Productions, Inc., Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Kardana Productions and Scott Rudin; Associate Producer: The Durst Organization and Whistlin' Dixie
Originally produced by The Almeida Theatre Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Jonathan Dove
Directed by Jonathan Kent
Scenic Design by Peter J. Davison; Costume Design by James Acheson; Lighting Design by Mark Henderson; Sound Design by John A. Leonard
General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Associate Gen. Mgr: Robert C. Strickstein; Company Manager: Steven H. David
Production Stage Manager: Anne Keefe; Production Supervisor: Aurora Productions; Stage Manager: Frank Lombardi
UK Casting: Joyce Nettles; US Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by William Hobbs; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Francesca Annis Gertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Ralph Fiennes Hamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Tara FitzGerald Ophelia
daughter to Polonius
James Laurenson Claudius
King of Denmark
Peter Eyre Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Terence Rigby Ghost
Player King
Gravedigger
Melissa Chalsma Member of the Court
Gilly Gilchrist Francisco
Officer
Lucianus
Caroline Harris Player Queen
Peter Helmer Prologue
Gentleman
Denis Holmes Member of the Court
Paterson Joseph Horatio
friend to Hamlet
Gordon Langford-Rowe Priest
James Langton Member of the Court
Damian Lewis Laertes
son to Polonius
Colin Mace Bernardo
Officer
Terry McGinity Marcellus
Officer
Captain
David Melville Reynaldo
Nicholas Palliser Osric
a Courtier
Rupert Penry-Jones Fortinbras
Prince of Norway
Nicholas Rowe Guildenstern
Courtier
Thomas Schall Member of the Court
James Wallace Rosencrantz
Courtier
Spence White Member of the Court
Understudies: Melissa Chalsma (Ophelia, Player Queen), Gilly Gilchrist (Claudius), Caroline Harris (Gertrude), Peter Helmer (Bernardo, Rosencrantz), Denis Holmes (Marcellus, Priest), Gordon Langford-Rowe (Polonius), James Langton (Prologue), Colin Mace (Horatio), Terry McGinity (Ghost, Gravedigger, Player King), David Melville (Fortinbras, Lucianus, Osric), Nicholas Palliser (Guildenstern), Rupert Penry-Jones (Hamlet), Thomas Schall (Captain, Francisco), James Wallace (Laertes) and Spence White (Gentleman, Reynaldo)
Tony Award®
 1995 Best Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Robin De Levita, Rocco Landesman, Ed Strong), Roger Berlind, Endemol Theatre Productions, Inc., Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Kardana Productions and Scott Rudin; Originally produced by The Almeida Theatre Company
winner 1995 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Ralph Fiennes
Drama Desk Award
winner 1995 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner]
Ralph Fiennes
winner 1995 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Tara FitzGerald
Theatre World
nominee 1995 Award [recipient]
Ralph Fiennes