Tragedy - Revival

Broadway Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 16, 1958
  • Closing Date: January 10, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 14

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 Cast

Joss Ackland Marcellus
Robert Algar Captain
John Bonney Ensemble
Peggy Butt Ensemble
Peter Cellier Rosencrantz
Margaret Courtenay Gertrude
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  Michael Benthall Director
  Audrey Cruddas Scenic Design
  Audrey Cruddas Costume Design
  Douglas Morris General Manager
  Wolfe Kaufman General Manager for S. Hurok
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