Tragedy - Revival

Broadhurst Theatre

  • First Preview: September 12, 2009
  • Opening Date: October 6, 2009
  • Closing Date: December 6, 2009
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 72

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

Ross Armstrong in Hamlet Ross Armstrong Cornelius
Harry Attwell in Hamlet Harry Attwell Guildenstern
Ron Cook in Hamlet Ron Cook Polonius
1st Gravedigger
Ian Drysdale in Hamlet Ian Drysdale Osric
Peter Eyre in Hamlet Peter Eyre Ghost of Hamlet's Father
Player King
Jenny Funnell in Hamlet Jenny Funnell Player Queen
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Author
Adam Cork Adam Cork Composer
Michael Grandage Michael Grandage Director
Christopher Oram Christopher Oram Set Design
Christopher Oram Christopher Oram Costume Design
Neil Austin Neil Austin Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actor in a Play Jude Law Nominee
2010 Outstanding Director of a Play Michael Grandage Nominee
2010 Outstanding Lighting Design Neil Austin Nominee
2010 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actor in a Play Jude Law Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Actor in a Play Jude Law Nominee
2010 Lighting Design of a Play Neil Austin Nominee
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