Tragedy - Revival

Ziegfeld Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 1, 1952
  • Closing Date: December 6, 1952
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: William Shakespeare


Hamlet, a Danish prince, discovers that his uncle Claudius murdered his father and took the throne; Hamlet's mother has married the usurper. Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and revenge is considered among the greatest plays in the English language.


Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Andre Gide Translator
  Jean-Louis Barrault Staging
  Andre Masson Scenic Design
  Andre Masson Costume Design
  Edward A. Haas Company Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1952 - 1953

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