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Cast of Hamlet Travestie,
As performed at Covent Garden, London, June 17, 1813.
As performed at Mitchell's Olympic Theatre, New York, on
February 13, 1840.
Hamlet . . MR. MITCHELL.*
D. ANDERSON.* Polonius
S. D. Johnson.* Laertes.
H, RUSSELL.* Horatio .
W. Edwin.* Osrick ... Miss SINGLETON.* Rosencrantz . MR. BAKER. Guildenstern. ROBERTS.
Marcellus . . MR. WALKER.
G. CLARK. Ist Gravedigger“ Jackson. Ghost
EvaRARD. * Ophelia . Mrs. W. PENSON. * Queen
ACT THE FIRST.
A Room of State in the Palace.
GENTLEMEN, and Ladies, discovered.
Flourish of Trumpets and Drums.
My Lord, that's true :
Sire, I'm much
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).
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.