Tragedy - Revival

Columbus Circle

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  • Opening Date: December 13, 1945
  • Closing Date: April 8, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 131

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

Mary Adams Ensemble
France Bendtsen Reynaldo
John Bryant Francisco
Thomas Chalmers Polonius
Blanche Collins Player Queen
Booth Colman Guildenstern
Walter Coy Horatio
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  George Schaefer Staging
  Frederick Stover Scenic Design
Irene Sharaff Irene Sharaff Costume Design
  James Colligan General Manager
  William G. Norton Company Manager
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