Hamlet

Tragedy - Revival

Empire Theatre (October 08, 1936 - December 19, 1936)
St. James Theatre (December 21, 1936 - January 30, 1937)
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  • Opening Date: October 8, 1936
  • Closing Date: January 30, 1937
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 132

Playwright: William Shakespeare

Synopsis

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

Judith Anderson Gertrude
John Gielgud in Hamlet John Gielgud Hamlet
A.S. Byron Polonius
John Emery Laertes
Lillian Gish Ophelia
Malcolm Keen Ghost
Claudius
Evelyn Abbott Ensemble
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Guthrie McClintic Staging
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Jo Mielziner Costume Design
  Stanley Gilkey General Manager
  William G. Tisdale Company Manager
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