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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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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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.
While Evans was extremely well-known as a Shakespearean actor during the years that he was most active, his fame in this area was eventually eclipsed by that of Laurence Olivier
and John Gielgud
, who won even more acclaim for their performances than Evans did.