Tragedy - Revival

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 1, 1969
  • Closing Date: June 14, 1969
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 52

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

Nicol Williamson Hamlet
Francesca Annis Ophelia
Ben Aris Rosencrantz
Constance Cummings Gertrude
Mark Dignam Polonius
Peter Gale Osric
Clive Graham Guildenstern
Gordon Jackson Horatio
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Tony Richardson Director
  Jocelyn Herbert Scenic Design
  Jocelyn Herbert Costume Design
  John Gleason Lighting Design
  Sherman Gross General Manager
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1969 Outstanding Performance Nicol Williamson Winner
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