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Hamlet

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ and William Hutt’s 1976 production of Hamlet for the Young Company at the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Richard Monette and Nicholas Pennell played the role of Hamlet on alternate performances. Pat Galloway was Gertrude to Pennell’s Hamlet and Pat Bentley-Fisher was Gertrude to Monette’s Hamlet.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
7 Jun 1976

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Berthold Carriere
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Costume
John Pennoyer
Cast
Richard MonetteHamlet
Michael LiscinskyClaudius
Pat GallowayGertrude to Pennell’s Hamlet (Gertrude)
Eric DonkinPolonius
Marti MaradenOphelia
Bill BallantyneCornelius
Don HunkinBarnardo
Graeme CampbellGhost
Graeme CampbellPlayer
Jack WetherallFortinbras
Jack WetherallLucianus
John GoodlinVoltemand
Paul BattenGuildenstern
Paul ButtFrancisco
Richard CurnockOsric
Richard PartingtonLaertes
Richard WhelanGravedigger (1)
Robert MoreRosencrantz
Robin NunnReynaldo
Robin NunnPlayer Queen
Stephen RussellHoratio
Victor A. YoungMarcellus
William Merton MalmoGravedigger (2)

Additional Details

Theatre
Avon Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Young Company, Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Alternating roles; Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
The Festival Archive holds videotaped recording of the performances by both Monette and Pennell.
History
The production went on tour.
Reviews
Jackson, Berners W. Shakespeare Quarterly 28 (1977): 197-200 (in review article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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