The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0643 Thursday, 27 September 2007
Date: Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 09:39:33 -0700
Subject: Question on Performance of Hamlet
I'd read a few years ago about a 19th century actor who appeared quite
mentally unstable but still played Hamlet in the theater. It was the
only role he would play and apparently did a credible performance
because he continued to get booked and play the part for years.
I wanted to find out more information on him, but now I am unable to
find my source on him.
Does anyone know the name of this actor?
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