Belasco Theatre, (5/02/1995 - 7/22/1995)

First Preview: Apr 14, 1995
Opening Date: May 02, 1995
Closing Date: Jul 22, 1995
Total Previews: 19
Total Performances: 91

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: In and around Elsinore Castle in Denmark

Opening Night Cast

Francesca AnnisGertrude
Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet
Ralph FiennesHamlet
son to the late, and nephew to the present King
Tara FitzGeraldOphelia
daughter to Polonius
James LaurensonClaudius
King of Denmark
Peter EyrePolonius
Lord Chamberlain
Terence RigbyGhost
Player King
Gravedigger
Melissa ChalsmaMember of the Court
Gilly GilchristFrancisco
Officer
Lucianus
Caroline HarrisPlayer Queen
Peter HelmerPrologue
Gentleman
Denis HolmesMember of the Court
Paterson JosephHoratio
friend to Hamlet
Gordon Langford-RowePriest
James LangtonMember of the Court
Damian LewisLaertes
son to Polonius
Colin MaceBernardo
Officer
Terry McGinityMarcellus
Officer
Captain
David MelvilleReynaldo
Nicholas PalliserOsric
a Courtier
Rupert Penry-JonesFortinbras
Prince of Norway
Nicholas RoweGuildenstern
Courtier
Thomas SchallMember of the Court
James WallaceRosencrantz
Courtier
Spence WhiteMember of the Court

Understudies: Melissa Chalsma (Ophelia, Player Queen), Gilly Gilchrist (Claudius), Caroline Harris (Gertrude), Peter Helmer (Bernardo, Rosencrantz), Denis Holmes (Marcellus, Priest), Gordon Langford-Rowe (Polonius), James Langton (Prologue), Colin Mace (Horatio), Terry McGinity (Ghost, Gravedigger, Player King), David Melville (Fortinbras, Lucianus, Osric), Nicholas Palliser (Guildenstern), Rupert Penry-Jones (Hamlet), Thomas Schall (Captain, Francisco), James Wallace (Laertes) and Spence White (Gentleman, Reynaldo)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1995 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Dodger Productions, Roger Berlind, Endemol Theatre Productions, Inc., Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Kardana Productions and Scott Rudin; Originally produced by The Almeida Theatre Company

winner 1995 Best Actor in Play [winner] 

Ralph Fiennes

Drama Desk Award

winner 1995 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner] 

Ralph Fiennes

winner 1995 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 

Tara FitzGerald

Theatre World

winner 1995 Award [recipient] 

Ralph Fiennes

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