logo_hamlet.gif (10621 bytes)I Hate Hamlet
by Paul Rudnick

March 10 - 14, 1999
Directed by Billie Thrash

The ghost of John Barrymore (played by William Katt*) is the central character in this hilarious tale of how a young actor rises above his fear and loathing of playing the role of Hamlet. The fun begins when the young actor discovers that his apartment is haunted by the ghost of Barrymore, who comes back from the grave to dispense advice on Shakespearean acting, not to mention life and love.

This production is part of the Stage Center Presents series.

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William Katt as John Barrymore and Chris Rodgers as Andrew Rally



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John Barrymore

  William Katt*
Andrew Rally   Chris Rodgers
Dierdre McDavey   Heather Cormack Olive
Lillian Troy   Doobie Potter
Gary Peter Lefkowitz   Thomas Ryan
Felicia Dantine   Kym Koch
John Barrymore (Understudy)   Don Lusk
Director   Billie Thrash
Stage Manager   Philip Carlton
Fight Director   Jim Strider
Asst. to Mr. Katt   Don Lusk
Set Designer   Troy Lee Brasell, Jr.
Set Consultant   Douglass R. Getzoff
Set Construction   Luke Hadsall
Daniel Milam
Meghan Clark
Kelly Haiken
Mark Congers
Julie Meyers
Lighting Design   Angela Marks
Costume Supervisor   Robbin D. Davis
Hair & Wigs   Adrian Thompson
Backstage Crew   Mary Freeh
Robert Erwin
Don Lusk
Tom Gibson
Daniel Milam
Sound Operator   Daniel Milam
Light Operator   Philip Carlton
Spotlight Operator   Adrian Thompson
Original Music   Kim Sherman

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William Katt and Heather Cormack Olive


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The Cast:

Front: William Katt and Chris Rodgers.
Back: Doobie Potter, Heather Cormack Olive,
Kym Koch, and Thomas Ryan.


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The Set


Cort Furniture Rental, University of Central Oklahoma, High Fashion Wigs, Okemah on Stage, Thelma Lilly, Suzanne Charney, Vivian Moon, Koslow's, Rhonda Clark, Rose at Ingrid's Bakery, Joe Daleo, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Orient Express, Silas Law, Cavalier Car Rental, and Hudiburg Chevrolet.

*Mr. Katt appears through the courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

More Photos from I Hate Hamlet are featured at Don & Phil's Place.



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