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Hamlet, prince du Québec (1968, Les Productions Deschamps-Lelarge Inc.)

TitleHamlet, prince du Québec
Year1968
Theater CompanyLes Productions Deschamps-Lelarge Inc.
Theaters
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1968-01-17
End Date1968-02-25
Play ConnectionsHamlet (adaptation)
SettingQuebec, Canada
Media Collections

Description

This production, performed on a boat moored in Montreal's Old Port, in the St. Lawrence River, enjoyed two French-production runs, one from 17 January to 11 February and the other from 12 February to 25 Febrauary, with a slightly different cast. It was later performed in English at London Little Theatre in November, with a completely different cast.

Production information courtesy of Leanore Lieblein. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

La Reine (L'Eglise)Denis André
Horatio (René Lévesque)Roger Blay
Les FossoyeurJean-Pierre Cartier
Le Roi (L'Angleterre)Pierre Dufresne
Laerte (P. E. Trudeau)Marc Favreau
L'officier du Rhin (Pierre Bourgault)Paul Gauthier
Les FossoyeurPaul Gauthier
Guildenstern (Jean Marchand)Paul Gauthier
Hamlet (Québec)Benoît Girard
Les Comédiens: Le Premier Roi (Gratien Gélinas)Armand Labelle
Laerte (P. E. Trudeau)Armand Labelle
Ophélie (Jean Lesage)Gaétan Labrèche
Interventions RadiophoniquesRoland Laroche
Polonius (Lester B. Pearson)Jean-Pierre Masson
Les Comédiens: La Reine (Yvette Brind'Amour)André Muller
La Reine (L'Eglise)Henri Norbert
Hamlet (Québec)Gilles Renaud
Guildenstern (Jean Marchand)Gilles Renaud
Rosencrantz (Gérard Pelletier)Rejean Roy
Le SpectreJean-Pierre Saulnier
Les Comédiens: Le Deuxième Roi (Jean Gascon)Jean-Pierre Saulnier
Ophélie (Jean Lesage)Pierre Theriault
Rosencrantz (Gérard Pelletier)Jaques Thisdale

Production Team and Crew Overview

Mise en Scène Par [Director]Roland Laroche
Masques [Mask Designer]Guy Monarque
Costumes [Costume Designer]Renée Noiseux
Décors [Set Designer]Renée Noiseux
Eclairages [Lighting Design]Mousseau
Piéce Canadienne de [Author]Robert Gurik
Régisseur [Stage Manager]Armand Labelle
Habilleuse [Dresser]Hélène Chambon
Eclairagiste [Lights]Arthur O'Reilly
Trame Sonore [Sound]Hélène Chambon

Company Overview

Theater Company Les Productions Deschamps-Lelarge Inc.

Production information courtesy of: Leanore Lieblein