Tragedy - Revival

New Century Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 26, 1947
  • Closing Date: March 7, 1947
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 2

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

Eric Adeney Ghost
Robert Algar Rosencrantz
Kempster Barnes Laertes
Richard Blythe Osric
Hugh Cross Sailor
David Dodimead Bernardo
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Donald Wolfit Staging
  Christopher Ede Staging
  Donald Wolfit Scenic Design
  Eric Adeney Scenic Design
  Hall Shelton Producer
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