The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1404 Friday, 26 August 2005
From: John W. Kennedy <
Date: Thursday, 25 Aug 2005 14:14:34 -0400
Subject: 16.1394 Old Fat Hamlet?
Comment: Re: SHK 16.1394 Old Fat Hamlet?
Jim Blackie <
>While a student at New York University many, many,
>many moons ago I saw a production in the village
>staring an older (past 24 was old for me), fatter Hamlet
>personified by a man by the name of Christopher Martin,
>who also, I believe founded the small theater repertory
>group the name of which escapes me. He was remarkable
>enough in the role (and others) that his name stays with
>me even today.
Classic Stage Company (better known as CSC), still in business, and, in
fact, planning a "Hamlet" this fall. <URL:http://www.classicstage.org/>
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