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Hamlet grosses over $1 million in final week on Broadway

SHAKESPEARE JOINS THE MILLIONAIRE’S CLUB!

 

JUDE LAW’S HAMLET GROSSES $1,001,299

IN FINAL WEEK ON BROADWAY

 

 

HAMLET, starring Jude Law, joined Broadway’s Millionaire’s Club in its final week on Broadway, grossing $1,001,299 for the week ending December 6.  The Donmar Warehouse production, directed by Michael Grandage, ended its limited 12 week run yesterday at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street).    

 

HAMLET recouped its $2.5 million investment after seven weeks on Broadway, officially entering the hit column as of the week ending November 1. 

The production began performances on Saturday, September 12 and opened on Tuesday, October 6.   HAMLET played a strictly limited run of 25 previews and 72 performances. 

 

The cast featured Ross Armstrong (Cornelius), Harry Attwell (Guildenstern), Ron Cook (Polonius, 1st Gravedigger), Ian Drysdale (Osric), Peter Eyre (Ghost of Hamlet’s Father, Player King), Jenny Funnell (Player Queen), Michael Hadley (Barnardo, Priest, Captain), Colin Haigh (Member of the Court), Sean Jackson (Reynaldo), Geraldine James (Gertrude),  Jude Law (Hamlet), Gwilym Lee (Laertes), James Le Feuvre (Member of the Court), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Ophelia), John MacMillan (Rosencrantz), Kevin R. McNally (Claudius), Henry Pettigrew (Marcellus, 3rd Player, 2nd Gravedigger,), Matt Ryan (Horatio), Alan Turkington (Francisco, Fortinbras, 4th Player) and Faye Winter (Member of the Court).

 

The company of HAMLET appeared with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance to this production.

 

HAMLET was designed by Christopher Oram, with lighting design by Neil Austin.  Composer and sound designer was Adam Cork. 

 

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