Tragedy - Revival

Booth Theatre (November 09, 1925 - November 21, 1925)
Greenwich Village Theatre (November 23, 1925 - December 05, 1925)
National Theatre (December 07, 1925 - December 26, 1925)
Heckscher Theatre (December 27, 1925 - January 23, 1926)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 9, 1925
  • Closing Date: January 23, 1926
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 88

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

Helen Chandler Ophelia
Ernest Lawford Polonius
Adrienne Morrison Gertrude
Basil Sydney Hamlet
Charles Waldron Claudius
John Burr Bernardo
Second Gravedigger
Elmer Cornell Player
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  James Light Staging
  Horace Liveright Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1925 - 1926

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