Tragedy - Revival

St. James Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 12, 1938
  • Closing Date: January 1, 1939
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 96

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

Maurice Evans Hamlet
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Margaret Webster Staging
  Joseph Verner Reed Produced in Association with
  David Ffolkes Scenic Design
  David Ffolkes Costume Design
  Boris Said Produced in Association with
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