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Hamlet (1957, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleHamlet
Year1957
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Theaters
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1957-07-01
End Date1957-09-07
Play ConnectionsHamlet (performance)

Cast Overview

MarcellusMervyn Blake
HoratioLloyd Bochner
ClaudiusDouglas Campbell
Francisco (a)Eric Christmas
Clown (a)Eric Christmas
GuildensternTed Follows
FortinbrasJohn Gardiner
PirateBruno Gerussi
BernardoBruno Gerussi
GhostMax Helpmann
OsricRoland Hewgill
LaertesJohn Horton
PoloniusWilliam Hutt
OpheliaFrances Hyland
GertrudeJoy Lafleur
Player QueenAraby Lockhart
PirateGeorge McCowan
AmbassadorGeorge McCowan
AmbassadorAlan Nunn
PriestAlan Nunn
HamletChristopher Plummer
1st PlayerDouglas Rain
Clown (b)Edwin Stephenson
Francisco (b)Edwin Stephenson
Player KingPowys Thomas
CarpenterPowys Thomas
ReynaldoTony van Bridge
GravediggerTony van Bridge
RosencrantzNeil Vipond
CaptainJeremy Wilkin

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorMichael Langham
DesignerDesmond Heeley
ChoreographerTom Brown
Fight ArrangerJohn Greenwood
Music byLouis Applebaum

Company Overview

Theater Company Stratford Festival of Canada

Production information courtesy of: Alan Somerset