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Cast of Hamlet Travestie,
As performed at Covent Garden, London, June 17, 1813.
Hamlet . . . MR. MATHEWS.
| Ghost .... MR. Taylor.
Queen . ... Mrs. Liston.
Cast of Wamlet Travestie,
As performed at Mitchell's Olympic Theatre, New York, on
February 13, 1840.
Hamlet . . . MR. MITCHELL.* | Marcellus . . MR. WALKER. King . ... “ D. ANDERSON.* | Bernardo .. " Williams. Polonius . . “ S. D. Johnson.* Friar . ... « G. CLARK. Laertes ... 1 H, Russell.* Ist Gravedigger" Jackson. Horatio . .. " W. Edwin.* Ghost ... “ Evarard.* Osrick . . . Miss SINGLETON.* Ophelia . . . Mrs. W. Penson.* Rosencrantz . Mr. Baker.
Queen ... « Plumer. * Guildenstern. " ROBERTS.
ACT THE FIRST.
GENTLEMEN, and Ladies, discovered.
Flourish of Trumpets and Drums.
My Lord, that's true:
Exit Laertes. (To Hamlet) Cheer up, my son and cousin, never mind
If it be, Why seems there such a mighty fuss with thee?
Hamlet. Talk not to me of seems—when husbands die, 'Twere well if some folks seem'd the same as I. . But I have that within you can't take from meAs for black clothes,—that's all my eye and Tommy (a).
King. Well said, my lad! Cheer up! (6) no more foul weather:We'll meet anon, and all get drunk together.
[Flourish of trumpets and drums
Exeunt all but Hamlet.
(Tune—“ Derry Down.")
A ducat I'd give if a sure way I knew
Derry down, down, down, derry down.
How weary, how profitless, stale and how fat,
Derry down, &c.