Donmar Warehouse production heads to N.Y.
Arielle Tepper Madover, whose current Main Stem transfer of the Donmar’s “Mary Stuart” has struggled to attract auds without a movie-star name in the cast. That fate seems unlikely to befall “Hamlet” thanks to Law (“The Talented Mr. Ripley,” “Closer”), whose upcoming pics include “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” and “Sherlock Holmes.” Exactly how much of the Donmar cast will join Law in New York has not yet been nailed down. London production also stars Penelope Wilton as Gertrude, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Ophelia and Kevin R. McNally as Claudius. Broadway engagement, set for 12 weeks, begins previews Sept. 12 ahead of an Oct. 6 opening at the Broadhurst Theater.
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