Hamlet (1938). Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Incidental music by Lehman Engel. Scenic Design and Costume Design by David Ffolkes. Directed by Margaret Webster. St. James Theatre: 12 Oct 1938- Jan 1939 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Maurice Evans
(as "Hamlet, son to the late, and nephew to the...
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[on his job as producer of Shakespeare plays for the "Hallmark Hall of Fame"]: Our job is to lead public taste, not play to what is thought to be public taste.
Won two Tony Awards: in 1950, a Special Award "for the work he did in guiding the City Center Theatre Company through a highly successful season", and in 1954, as co-producer (with George Schaefer
) of the Best Play winner, "The Teahouse of the August Moon". He was also twice nominated for Tony Awards: in 1957 as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "The Apple Cart" and in 1961 as Best Actor (Musical) for "...
Roles in Shakespearean adaptations